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Definitions of identity:

  • noun:   the distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity
    Example: "You can lose your identity when you join the army"
  • noun:   exact sameness
    Example: "They shared an identity of interests"
  • noun:   the individual characteristics by which a thing or person is recognized or known
    Example: "Geneticists only recently discovered the identity of the gene that causes it"
  • noun:   an operator that leaves unchanged the element on which it operates
    Example: "The identity under numerical multiplication is 1"

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