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identity 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/īˈdentitē/,
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identities, plural;
  1. The fact of being who or what a person or thing is
    • - he knows the identity of the bombers
    • - she believes she is the victim of mistaken identity
  2. The characteristics determining this
    • - attempts to define a distinct Canadian identity
  3. (of an object) Serving to establish who the holder, owner, or wearer is by bearing their name and often other details such as a signature or photograph
    • - an identity card
  4. A close similarity or affinity
    • - the initiative created an identity between the city and the suburbs
  5. A transformation that leaves an object unchanged

  6. An element of a set that, if combined with another element by a specified binary operation, leaves that element unchanged

  7. The equality of two expressions for all values of the quantities expressed by letters, or an equation expressing this, e.g., (x + 1)2 = x2 + 2x + 1


  1. the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity; "you can lose your identity when you join the army"
  2. 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"
  3. an operator that leaves unchanged the element on which it operates; "the identity under numerical multiplication is 1"
  4. exact sameness; "they shared an identity of interests"
  5. Identity is the second studio album by 3T. The album was first released independently then it was released through Warner Music. The album spawned two singles including "Stuck On You" and "Sex Appeal" and the Tredox remix for "Sex Appeal" features their cousin DEALZ.
  6. Identity is Korean singer BoA's seventh Japanese studio album, released on February 10, 2010, nearly two years since The Face.
  7. Identity is the second episode of Burn Notice, an American television drama series created for the USA Network. ...
  8. The following is a list of episodes for the television show Criminal Minds.
  9. IDENTITY (born: 1982 Melissa Parker in Brunswick, Maine, United States), is a leading American hard dance DJ.
  10. Identity is a 2003 thriller film, directed by James Mangold and written by Michael Cooney. The film stars John Cusack, Ray Liotta, John C. McGinley and Amanda Peet. The plot was inspired by Agatha Christie's novel And Then There Were None.
  11. The sameness some individuals share to make up the same kind or universal; The difference or character that marks off an individual from the rest of the same kind, selfhood; A name or persona—the mask or appearance one presents to the world—by which one is known; Knowledge of who one is; Any ...
  12. Identity is whom someone or what something is, for example, the name by which something is known.
  13. A person’s global role in life and the perception of his/her sense of self.
  14. self knowledge about one's characteristics or personality; a sense of self.
  15. a category to which a person believes they belong (identifies with), due to genetics, culture or history. Examples are: male, female, African-American, owning-class, middle-class, working class, raised poor, gay, lesbian, veteran, etc. ...
  16. An individual’s unique personality or self (i.e., “who we are inside”). The concept of individual identity is complicated by the fact that, rather than inhabiting a single identity, we all assume multiple identities that are defined by particular circumstances and relationships. ...
  17. For addition: The number 0; that is N + 0 = N for any number N. For multiplication: The number 1; that is, N x 1 = N for any number N.
  18. A math property which states: A+0=A and A*1=A.
  19. The (feeling of) identity of a group or culture, or of an individual as far as she/he is influenced by her/his belonging to a group or culture. ...
  20. A 2-adic predicate, say Ixy, asserting that its two arguments are identical. Customarily symbolized by "=" and written in infix notation, "x=y". ...
  21. The unique identifier for a person, organization, resource, or service. [WSIA Glossary]
  22. For institutions, refers to the culture, value, goals, and mission that make it unique and express its fundamental characteristics and personality.
  23. (in  Kwame Anthony Appiah (British-American philosopher and educator))
  24. Our identity is the way we see ourselves. It includes such things as our gender, age, nationality, the way we dress, the way we describe ourselves to others, the way we privately think about who we are, and the groups or friends with whom we associate.
  25. Your identity is who you are. You may be asked to show documents that prove that you are who you say you are. There are lots of different documents that can be used as proof of your identity, for instance your birth or adoption certificate, a valid passport or a marriage certificate. ...