Definition for identity

noun as in person's individuality

noun as in similarity, correspondence

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Example Sentences

They were spurred by their research, which revealed Ghanaian banks to be beset by widespread identity fraud and cybercrime and spent nearly $400 million a year to identify their customers.

From Quartz

Now we have different sorts of status hierarchies for each identity—related to, for example, class or occupation—and a fire hose of social information layered on top of our personal relationships.

Acquiring these user identities is one step, the next is to connect a given user identity cohesively across all points in the brand’s digital ecosystem.

From Digiday

The information requested by these systems to verify a voter’s identity is often easily discoverable,and sometimes even a matter of public record in states that make voter files public.

From Fortune

The James Beard Foundation is experiencing something of an identity crisis.

From Eater

But he, like many people using dating apps whatever their sexual identity, remains stoutly positive.

They are not the actual traffickers, Yazbek says, so generally the other refugees protect their identity.

But those strands of his identity are all wound around the conspiracy that led him back to Gambia for the first time in 23 years.

Identity issues seem to have dogged Otis since his troubles began.

In a remote location with little means for economic development, the Brogpas have cultivating this identity to their advantage.

Now the Waterford and Limerick were to lose, not only the Ennis line, but all their lines and their own identity as well.

There is a perfect identity of principle, both working to the same good end, between the existing corn-law and the new tariff.

But in all probability, the messenger knew less about the identity of the Eye than Black Hood knew.

Some are constantly being added, others are removed from her communion on earth, but her characteristic absolute identity remains.

At least he understood how Jack Carlson had died, even if the mystery of the identity of the Eye had deepened.


On this page you'll find 75 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to identity, such as: character, existence, identification, integrity, name, and personality.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.