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Synonyms for identity
aɪˈdɛn tɪ ti, ɪˈdɛn-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. identity, personal identity, individuality(noun)

    the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity

    "you can lose your identity when you join the army"

    Synonyms:
    indistinguishability, individualism, personal identity, identity element, individuation, identicalness, identity operator, individuality

  2. identity(noun)

    the individual characteristics by which a thing or person is recognized or known

    "geneticists only recently discovered the identity of the gene that causes it"; "it was too dark to determine his identity"; "she guessed the identity of his lover"

    Synonyms:
    indistinguishability, individuality, identity element, personal identity, identity operator, identicalness

  3. identity, identity element, identity operator(noun)

    an operator that leaves unchanged the element on which it operates

    "the identity under numerical multiplication is 1"

    Synonyms:
    indistinguishability, individuality, identity element, personal identity, identity operator, identicalness

  4. identity, identicalness, indistinguishability(noun)

    exact sameness

    "they shared an identity of interests"

    Synonyms:
    indistinguishability, individuality, identity element, personal identity, identity operator, identicalness

Wiktionary

  1. identity(noun)

    Synonyms:
    selfhood

  2. identity(noun)

    The sameness some individuals share to make up the same kind or universal.

    Synonyms:
    selfhood

  3. identity(noun)

    The difference or character that marks off an individual from the rest of the same kind, selfhood.

    Synonyms:
    selfhood

  4. identity(noun)

    A name or persona—the mask or appearance one presents to the world—by which one is known.

    This criminal has taken on several identities

    Synonyms:
    selfhood

  5. identity(noun)

    Knowledge of who one is.

    Synonyms:
    selfhood

  6. identity(noun)

    Any function which maps all elements of its domain to themselves.

    Synonyms:
    selfhood

  7. identity(noun)

    An element of an algebraic structure which, when applied to another element under an operation in that structure, yields this, second element.

    Synonyms:
    selfhood

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. identity

    Synonyms:
    oneness, unity, sameness, personality, individuality, convertibility

    Antonyms:
    difference, distinctness, separateness, plurality, contrariety

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. identity(n.)

    Synonyms:
    sameness

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    identities, identification, id, identidad, i.d., characteristics, branding

How to pronounce identity?

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How to say identity in sign language?

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How to use identity in a sentence?

  1. Matt McIlwain:

    The future of productivity is around people, identity and data and the relationships between the them, microsoft AAA is buying LinkedIn for the opportunity to leverage these capabilities and combine them with Microsoft's strong but complementary assets in those three areas.

  2. Walt Whitman:

    Answer That you are here---that life exists and identity, That the powerful play goes on, and you may contribute a verse.

  3. Stephanie Coontz:

    Around the early 19th century, men took on this special role as providers and protectors, and with that came a whole ideology. Men began to embrace a masculine identity that was based on not doing women's work, women also began to embrace a new identity, unheard of in colonial days : We are the family expert. We know how to raise kids. We know how to change diapers. Institutions began to be organized around this idea.

  4. Aimee Osbourne:

    It’s been a frustrating journey, a lot of trial and error. For years it felt like I was swimming in the ocean, all by Aimee Osbourne, i’ve lived through a lot of dark environments one way or another while growing up and that has influenced my songwriting. And, yes, I suppose melancholy is a running theme. [ But ] I never had to battle for my identity. I have always been me.

  5. Daiyiee Abdullah:

    The personal trauma that so many went through made it hard for them to be public about their identity.


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