1. 〔生まれ〕one's birth and parentage;〔正体〕one's identity
    • 身元を調査する
    • 〔家柄を〕inquire into a person's birth and parentage/〔生まれと前歴を〕inquire into a person's birth and antecedents/「look into [check up on] a person's background
    • 身元を証明する
    • prove one's identity
    • 身元不明の被害者
    • an unidentified victim
    • その人の身元が判明した
    • The man has been identified.
    • 身元の確かな人
    • a person 「with good references [who comes well recommended]
  1. 身元照会先[人]a reference;《英》 a referee
  1. 身元証明書an identification card; identity papers
  1. 身元引き受け人[保証人]a guarantor; a surety
    • 身元引き受け人になる
    • stand [go] surety ((for))
  1. 身元保証書a guarantee