Identification vs Authenticate - What's the difference?
As a noun identification
is the act of identifying, or proving to be the same.
As a verb authenticate is
to render authentic; to give authority to, by the proof, attestation, or formalities required by law, or sufficient to entitle to credit.
The act of identifying, or proving to be the same.
The state of being identified.
A particular instance of identifying something.
- Much education and experience is required for proper identification of bird species
A document or documents serving as evidence of a person's identity.
- information necessary to make a good identification
A feeling of support, sympathy, understanding or belonging towards somebody or something.
- The authorities asked for his identification
, author=Hugh Berrington
, title=Britain in the nineties
, passage=In the English South and Midlands, identification' with Britain ran well ahead of '''identification''' with the region; in Yorkshire and the northern England, '''identification''' with the region ran about equal to '''identification''' with Britain; and in Scotland and Wales (but more especially in Scotland) '''identification''' with the region ('Scotland' or 'Wales') ran well ahead of ' identification
To render authentic; to give authority to, by the proof, attestation, or formalities required by law, or sufficient to entitle to credit.
To prove authentic; to determine as real and true; as, to authenticate a portrait.