identity identity  /aɪ ˈdɛn tə ti/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity
  2. (n) the individual characteristics by which a thing or person is recognized or known
  3. (n) an operator that leaves unchanged the element on which it operates
  4. (n) exact sameness

Usage(s):

  1. The identity thieves are out there - and someone could be spying on you.
  2. Testimony begins in front of a grand jury in the investigation into whether the identity of CIA operative Valerie Plame was improperly leaked to the press.
  3. As much as his biracial identity has helped Obama build a sizable following in middle America, it's also opened a gap for others to question his authenticity as a black man.

News

  1. Analysts, Identity and a Look at the Future of Security

    Next month’s Cloud Identity Summit 2013 will feature some of the most respected industry analysts covering identity and access management in an interactive, engaging three-part session.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. The Identity Theft Flu: 5 Ways to Stay Healthy

    Identity theft is a lot like the flu. You can do everything right, but if you are in the wrong place at the wrong time, you’re toast.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Credit.com via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Avoco Identity and Callcredit Announce Today That They Have Created a Solution That Will Empower Identity Assurance ...

    Avoco Identity and Callcredit Information Group
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. He said: "Since the first day I arrived I've had an amazing story with Sunderland. I knew I would find the kind of club and support I needed to play my game. The people here love their club, they have passion and a proper identity. I gave my all for...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Lorik Cana Source: Durham Times

  2. "In our country, we cannot accept that women be prisoners behind a screen, cut off from all social life, deprived of all identity," he said in June 2009, in the first presidential address in 136 years to a joint session of France's two houses of...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: UPI.com

  3. Obama, during the 30-minute telephone chat, said his "unequivocal view was that BP was a multinational global company and that frustration about the oil spill had nothing to do with national identity."
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Daily News

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