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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'ID': /ˌaɪˈdiː/; 'id': /'ɪd/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪd/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling'ID': (ī); 'id': (id)



Inflections of 'ID' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.):
IDs
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (Abbreviation for identification, identification documents, or identity only)
ID's
nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (Abbreviation for identification, identification documents, or identity only)
Inflections of 'id' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": ids (Psychology)
Inflections of 'ID' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
ID's
v 3rd person singular
IDing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
ID'ing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
ID'd
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
IDed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
ID'ed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
ID'd
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
IDed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
ID'ed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ID, +v.t.,  ID'd or IDed or ID'ed, ID'ing or ID•ing. 
  • to identify.
  • to issue an ID to:Go to the admissions office if you haven't been ID'd yet.

  • Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    ID abbreviation for
    1. Idaho
    2. identification (document)
    3. Also: i.d intradermal
    WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
    id /ɪd/USA pronunciation   n. [countable;  usually singular;
    usually: the + ~]
    1. Psychologythe part of mind that is the source of unconscious and instinctive drives that seek satisfaction and pleasure. Compare ego (def. 2),superego.

    ID /ˈaɪˈdi/USA pronunciation  n., pl.  ID's, IDs. 
  • a means of identification, as a document containing information regarding the bearer's identity: [uncountable]Stores need two forms of ID, a driver's license and a credit card.[countable]The bartender refused to accept the teenager's ID.
  • Also,I.D. 
    ID or Id., an abbreviation of:
    1. Place NamesIdaho.

    I'd /aɪd/USA pronunciation  
  • Pronounscontraction of I would:I'd be there sooner if I could.
  • contraction of I had:I'd been there many times.

  • I.D.,  an abbreviation of:
    1. identification.
    2. identity.

    WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
    id  (id),USA pronunciation n. [Psychoanal.]
    1. Psychologythe part of the psyche, residing in the unconscious, that is the source of instinctive impulses that seek satisfaction in accordance with the pleasure principle and are modified by the ego and the superego before they are given overt expression.
    • Latin id it, as a translation of German Es, special use of es it, as a psychoanalytic term
    • 1920–25

    ID  ),USA pronunciation 
  • a means of identification, as a card or bracelet containing official or approved identification information.

  • v.t.  ID'd or IDed or ID'ed, ID'ing or ID•ing. 
    1. to identify.
    2. to issue an ID to:Go to the admissions office if you haven't been ID'd yet.

    ID  ,
  • Place NamesIdaho (approved esp. for use with zip code).
  • Also,  i.d. inside diameter.

  • I'd  (īd),USA pronunciation 
  • Pronounscontraction of I would or I had.
    • See  contraction. 

    -id1  ,
  • a suffix of nouns that have the general sense "offspring of, descendant of,'' occurring originally in loanwords from Greek (Atreid;
    Nereid
    ), and productive in English on the Greek model, esp. in names of dynasties, with the dynasty's founder as the base noun (Abbasid;
    Attalid
    ), and in names of periodic meteor showers, with the base noun usually denoting the constellation or other celestial object in which the shower appears (Perseid).
    • Greek: masculine patronymic suffix
    • Latin -idēs
    • Greek: feminine patronymic suffix; or
    • Latin -id-, stem of -is

    -id2  ,
  • a suffix occurring in English derivatives of modern Latin taxonomic names, esp. zoological families and classes;
    such derivatives are usually nouns denoting a single member of the taxon or adjectives with the sense "pertaining to'' the taxon:arachnid; canid.
    • Greek -idēs -id1, as singular of Neo-Latin -ida -ida or -idae -idae

    -id3  ,
  • var. of  -ide: lipid.

  • -id4  ,
  • a suffix occurring in descriptive adjectives borrowed from Latin, often corresponding to nouns ending in  -or 1: fetid;
    humid;
    pallid.
    • Latin -idus

    ID.  ,
  • (in Iraq ) dinar;
    dinars.

  • Id.  ,
  • Place NamesIdaho.

  • id.  ,
  • idem.

  • I.D.  ,
  • identification.
  • identity.
  • MilitaryInfantry Division.
  • GovernmentIntelligence Department.
    • 1950–55

    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    id /ɪd/ n
    1. the mass of primitive instincts and energies in the unconscious mind that, modified by the ego and the superego, underlies all psychic activity
    Etymology: 20th Century: New Latin, from Latin: it; used to render German Es
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    -id suffix forming adjectives , suffix forming nouns
    1. indicating members of a zoological family: cyprinid
    Etymology: from New Latin -idae or -ida, from Greek -idēs suffix indicating offspring
    -id suffix forming nouns
    1. a variant of -ide
    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    -ide, -id suffix forming nouns
    1. (added to the combining form of the nonmetallic or electronegative elements) indicating a binary compound: sodium chloride
    2. indicating an organic compound derived from another: acetanilide
    3. indicating one of a class of compounds or elements: peptide, lanthanide
    Etymology: from German -id, from French oxide oxide, based on the suffix of acide acid
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    I'd /aɪd/ contraction of
    1. I had or I would
    Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
    Id. abbreviation for
    1. Idaho
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    id. abbreviation for
    1. idem
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