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Synonyms for identity

Synonyms for (noun) identity

Synonyms: personal identity, individuality, identity Definition: the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity Usage: you can lose your identity when you join the army

Similar words: personality Definition: the complex of all the attributes--behavioral, temperamental, emotional and mental--that characterize a unique individual Usage: their different reactions reflected their very different personalities; it is his nature to help others

Synonyms: indistinguishability, identicalness, identity Definition: exact sameness Usage: they shared an identity of interests

Similar words: sameness Definition: the quality of being alike Usage: sameness of purpose kept them together

Synonyms: identity Definition: the individual characteristics by which a thing or person is recognized or known Usage: 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

Similar words: recognition, identification Definition: the process of recognizing something or someone by remembering Usage: a politician whose recall of names was as remarkable as his recognition of faces; experimental psychologists measure the elapsed time from the onset of the stimulus to its recognition by the observer

Synonyms: identity, identity element, identity operator Definition: an operator that leaves unchanged the element on which it operates Usage: the identity under numerical multiplication is 1

Similar words: operator Definition: (mathematics) a symbol or function representing a mathematical operation