Definition of Identity card

1. Noun. A card certifying the identity of the bearer. "He had to show his card to get in"

Exact synonyms: Card
Specialized synonyms: Business Card, Donor Card, Keycard, Membership Card, Borrower's Card, Library Card, Ration Card
Generic synonyms: Positive Identification
Derivative terms: Card

Definition of Identity card

1. Noun. A card or badge showing the official identity of someone. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Identity Card

identity card (current term)
identity cards
identity crises
identity crisis
identity disorder
identity element
identity function
identity functions
identity matrix
identity of indiscernibles
identity operator
identity theft
identity thefts
identity verification

Literary usage of Identity card

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Political Control, Human Rights, and the UN Mission in Cambodia by Dinah PoKempner (1992)
"Asia Watch learned, however, that for a bribe of between 10000 and 20000 riel ($10 to $20), Cambodians c;m get an identity card processed in a matter of ..."

2. On the Cards: Privacy, Identity and Trust in the Age of Smart Technologies by Perri 6, Ivan Briscoe (1996)
"... identity card. Alternative choices included a paper card, a magnetic stripe card or a smart card; a card that combined the driving licence, passport, ..."

3. Personal Finance by Robert S. Rosefsky (2001)
"I mean your identity card. Salesperson (now slightly flustered and confused): ... You just come back anytime with your proper identity card and I'd love to ..."

4. "My Gun was as Tall as Me": Child Soldiers in Burma by Kevin Heppner, Jo Becker (2002)
"According to the SPDC, "when the child reaches the age 10 years he or she is provided with a temporary identity card. Once the child attains the age of 18 ..."

5. Europe's Morning After by Kenneth Lewis Roberts (1921)
"One had to have an identity card in order to stay in Paris. ... I would refuse to take out an identity card, and when I was ready to leave the country I ..."

6. Mauritania's Campaign of Terror: State-Sponsored Repression of Black Africans by Janet Fleischman (1994)
"They said that because my identity card was issued in 1975 it must by necessity be fraudulent. Of course, in a country like Mauritania it is not automatic ..."

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