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    ID

    Could you tell me which word ID stands for?
    (identity or identification)
    Thank you.

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    Re: ID

    Could be either one.

    ID is used (normally) in phrases like "ID Card" or "ID Badge". In both of these examples, either Identity Card/Badge or Identification Card/Badge would work.

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    Not a teacher, 53-year-old American.
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    #3

    Re: ID

    Further to opa's excellent reply, ID can also mean identify.

    'Have you been able to ID the corpse yet, inspector?'

    Rover

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