Cid [sid; Spanish theed] Examples noun

  1. The,El Cid CampeadorRodrigo Díaz de Bivar, c1040–99, Spanish soldier: hero of the wars against the Moors.
  2. (italics) Le. Le Cid.

Le Cid [French luh seed] noun

  1. a drama (1636) by Corneille.

c.i.d. or cid, CID Automotive.

  1. cubic-inch displacement: the displacement of an engine measured in cubic inches: My old car had a 302 c.i.d. engine.


  1. Criminal Investigation Department of Scotland Yard. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for cid Contemporary Examples of cid

  • The CID speculated that the woman was confirming who lived there before planting a homemade nail bomb.

    Abu Dhabi Treats U.S. Teacher’s Murder as Terrorist Attack

    Chris Allbritton

    December 4, 2014

  • Hart, now besuited and bald, still works at CID; presumably he’s been promoted.

    ‘True Detective’ Review: You Have to Watch HBO’s Revolutionary Crime Classic

    Andrew Romano

    January 11, 2014

  • The nominees received are reviewed by Special Agents in the CID and the Office of Public Affairs.

    The Last Larger-Than-Life Outlaw

    Lee Siegel

    June 24, 2011

  • Historical Examples of cid

  • Just watch how the Cid will take the timber; he’s glorious oyer a stump!

    Luttrell Of Arran

    Charles James Lever

  • The latter, planning a visit to Rome, selected the Cid to accompany him.

    Myths and Legends of All Nations


  • “I obey, O king,” replied the Cid, when he heard the decree.

    Myths and Legends of All Nations


  • The Cid then prepared a truly royal present and sent it to the king.

    Myths and Legends of All Nations


  • “I obey, O king,” replied the Cid, when he heard the decree.

    Famous Tales of Fact and Fancy


  • British Dictionary definitions for cid Cid noun

    1. El or the. original name Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar. ?1043–99, Spanish soldier and hero of the wars against the Moors

    CID abbreviation for

    1. (in Britain) Criminal Investigation Department; the detective division of a police force
    2. cruel, inhumane, and degrading: denoting the brutal and demeaning treatment of prisoners

    Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Word Origin and History for cid Cid

    1680s, from Spanish cid “chief, commander,” from Arabic sayyid “lord.” A title given in Spanish literature to Castilian nobleman and warlord Ruy Diaz, Count of Bivar (c.1040-1099).

    Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

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