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ID

1.
Idaho (approved especially for use with zip code).
2.
Also, i.d. inside diameter.

I.D.

2.
3.
Military. Infantry Division.
4.
Intelligence Department.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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British Dictionary definitions for i.d

id1

/ɪd/
noun
1.
(psychoanal) the mass of primitive instincts and energies in the unconscious mind that, modified by the ego and the superego, underlies all psychic activity
Word Origin
C20: New Latin, from Latin: it; used to render German Es

id2

abbreviation
1.
Indonesia

ID

abbreviation
1.
Idaho
2.
identification (document)
3.
Also i.d. inside diameter
4.
Intelligence Department
5.
Also i.d. intradermal
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Word Origin and History for i.d

id

n.

1924, in Joan Riviere's translation of Freud's "Das Ich und das Es" (1923), from Latin id "it" (translation of German es "it" in Freud's title), used in psychoanalytical theory to denote the unconscious instinctual force. Latin id is from PIE pronomial stem *i- (see yon).

I.D.

also ID (but pronounced as separate letters), short for identification, attested from 1955.

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i.d in Medicine

id (ĭd)
n.
In psychoanalytic theory, the division of the psyche that is totally unconscious and serves as the source of instinctual impulses and demands for immediate satisfaction of primitive needs.

ID 2
abbr.
infecting dose

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i.d in Culture

id definition


In Freudian theory, the part of the psyche associated with instinctual, repressed, or antisocial desires, usually sexual or aggressive. In its efforts to satisfy these desires, the id comes into conflict with the social and practical constraints enforced by the ego and superego. (See also pleasure principle.)

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Slang definitions & phrases for i.d

ID

noun
  1. An identity card
  2. Identification; evidence for one's identity: You can't cash it here without ID
verb

To identify: Police ID driver killed in chase (1950s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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Related Abbreviations for i.d

id

Indonesian

ID

  1. Idaho
  2. identification
  3. infecting dose
  4. infectious disease
  5. insect damage
  6. Intelligence Department
  7. intradermal

i.d.

  1. inner diameter
  2. inside diameter
  3. internal diameter
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