identity

  • 1 Identity — may refer to:Philosophy* Identity (philosophy), the sameness of two things * Identity theory of mind, in the philosophy of mind, holds that the mind is identical to the brain * Personal identity (philosophy) * Identity (social science) * Identity …

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  • 2 Identity 2.0 — Identity 2.0, also called digital identity, is the anticipated revolution of identity verification on the internet using emerging user centric technologies such as Information Cards or OpenID. Identity 2.0 stems from the Web 2.0 theory of the… …

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  • 3 identity — iden·ti·ty n pl ties 1: sameness of essential character or aspect collateral estoppel requires identity of the issues and the parties 2 a: separate or distinct existence when movables lose their identity or become an integral part of the… …

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  • 4 identity — UK US /aɪˈdentəti/ noun [C or U] (plural identities) ► the reputation, characteristics, etc. of a person or organization that makes the public think about them in a particular way: »Companies often spend a fortune on branding in their attempts to …

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  • 5 Identity — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La expresión Identity puede referirse a: El álbum de música Identity, de Zee, editado en 1993. El programa de televisión Identity Obtenido de Identity Categoría: Wikipedia:Desambiguación …

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  • 6 Identity — I*den ti*ty, n.; pl. {Identities}. [F. identit[ e], LL. identitas, fr. L. idem the same, from the root of is he, that; cf. Skr. idam this. Cf. {Item}.] 1. The state or quality of being identical, or the same; sameness. [1913 Webster] Identity is… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 identity — (n.) c.1600, sameness, oneness, from M.Fr. identité (14c.), from L.L. (5c.) identitatem (nom. identitas) sameness, from ident , comb. form of L. idem (neut.) the same (see IDENTICAL (Cf. identical)); abstracted from identidem over and over, from… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 identity — [n1] person’s individuality character, circumstances, coherence, distinctiveness, existence, identification, integrity, ipseity, name, oneness, particularity, personality, self, selfdom, selfhood, selfness, singleness, singularity, status,… …

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  • 9 identity — [ī den′tə tē] n. pl. identities [Fr identité < LL identitas, coined (prob. infl. by LL essentitas, essence) < L idem, the same, akin to Sans idám, the same < IE base * e , *ei , he, that > Sans ayám, OIr ē, Goth is, he] 1. the… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 identity — ► NOUN (pl. identities) 1) the fact of being who or what a person or thing is. 2) the characteristics determining this. 3) a close similarity or affinity. 4) Mathematics an equation expressing the equality of two expressions for all values of the …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 identity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ true ▪ assumed, false ▪ He was discovered living under an assumed identity in South America. ▪ mistaken ▪ This is obviously a case o …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 identity — Although the term identity has a long history deriving from the Latin root idem implying sameness and continuity it was not until the twentieth century that the term came into popular usage. Discussions of identity take two major forms… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 13 identity — i|den|ti|ty W2 [aıˈdentıti] n plural identities [Date: 1500 1600; : Late Latin; Origin: identitas, from Latin idem same ] 1.) [U and C] someone s identity is their name or who they are ▪ The identity of the killer is still unknown. ▪ He… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 identity */*/*/ — UK [aɪˈdentɪtɪ] / US [aɪˈdentətɪ] noun Word forms identity : singular identity plural identities 1) a) [countable/uncountable] who you are, or what your name is Do you have any proof of identity? conceal/hide/protect your identity: He had managed …

    English dictionary

  • 15 identity — i|den|ti|ty [ aı dentəti ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount who you are or what your name is: Do you have any proof of identity? conceal/hide/protect your identity: He had managed to conceal his real identity. reveal/disclose your identity: They… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 16 identity —    by James Williams   In Deleuze s work, identity is perhaps the most heavily criticised concept from the philosophical tradition. That criticism takes many forms and depends on many different arguments and aesthetic expressions. However, these… …

    The Deleuze dictionary

  • 17 identity —    by James Williams   In Deleuze s work, identity is perhaps the most heavily criticised concept from the philosophical tradition. That criticism takes many forms and depends on many different arguments and aesthetic expressions. However, these… …

    The Deleuze dictionary

  • 18 identity — /uy den ti tee, i den /, n., pl. identities. 1. the state or fact of remaining the same one or ones, as under varying aspects or conditions: The identity of the fingerprints on the gun with those on file provided evidence that he was the killer.… …

    Universalium

  • 19 Identity — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Identity >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 identity identity sameness Sgm: N 1 coincidence coincidence coalescence Sgm: N 1 convertibility convertibility Sgm: N 1 equality equality &c. 27 Sgm: N 1 selfnes …

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  • 20 identity — n. (pl. ies) 1 a the quality or condition of being a specified person or thing. b individuality, personality (felt he had lost his identity). 2 identification or the result of it (a case of mistaken identity; identity card). 3 the state of being… …

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