Definition of Identity. Meaning of Identity. Synonyms of Identity

Definition of Identity. Meaning of Identity. Synonyms of Identity

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Definition of Identity

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Personal identity
Personal Per"son*al, a. [L. personalis: cf. F. personnel.] 1. Pertaining to human beings as distinct from things. Every man so termed by way of personal difference. --Hooker. 2. Of or pertaining to a particular person; relating to, or affecting, an individual, or each of many individuals; peculiar or proper to private concerns; not public or general; as, personal comfort; personal desire. The words are conditional, -- If thou doest well, -- and so personal to Cain. --Locke. 3. Pertaining to the external or bodily appearance; corporeal; as, personal charms. --Addison. 4. Done in person; without the intervention of another. ``Personal communication.' --Fabyan. The immediate and personal speaking of God. --White. 5. Relating to an individual, his character, conduct, motives, or private affairs, in an invidious and offensive manner; as, personal reflections or remarks. 6. (Gram.) Denoting person; as, a personal pronoun. Personal action (Law), a suit or action by which a man claims a debt or personal duty, or damages in lieu of it; or wherein he claims satisfaction in damages for an injury to his person or property, or the specific recovery of goods or chattels; -- opposed to real action. Personal equation. (Astron.) See under Equation. Personal estate or property (Law), movables; chattels; -- opposed to real estate or property. It usually consists of things temporary and movable, including all subjects of property not of a freehold nature. Personal identity (Metaph.), the persistent and continuous unity of the individual person, which is attested by consciousness. Personal pronoun (Gram.), one of the pronouns I, thou, he, she, it, and their plurals. Personal representatives (Law), the executors or administrators of a person deceased. Personal rights, rights appertaining to the person; as, the rights of a personal security, personal liberty, and private property. Personal tithes. See under Tithe. Personal verb (Gram.), a verb which is modified or inflected to correspond with the three persons.
system or doctrine of identity
Identism I*den"tism, n. [See Identity.] (Metaph.) The doctrine taught by Schelling, that matter and mind, and subject and object, are identical in the Absolute; -- called also the system or doctrine of identity.

Meaning of Identity from wikipedia

- Identity may refer to: Identity (philosophy), also called sameness, is whatever makes an entity definable and recognizable Law of identity, principle...
- Identity management, also known as identity and access management (IAM) is, in computer security, the security and business discipline that "enables the...
- In philosophy, the matter of personal identity deals with such questions as, "What makes it true that a person at one time is the same thing as a person...
- Identity politics are political positions based on the interests and perspectives of social groups with which people identify. Identity politics includes...
- In linear algebra, the identity matrix, or sometimes ambiguously called a unit matrix, of size n is the n × n square matrix with ones on the main diagonal...
- federated identity in information technology is the means of linking a person's electronic identity and attributes, stored across multiple distinct identity management...
- Gender identity is the personal sense of one's own gender. Gender identity can correlate with ****igned **** at birth, or can differ from it. All societies...
- An identity do****ent (also called a piece of identification or ID, or colloquially as papers) is any do****ent which may be used to prove a person's identity...
- National identity is one's identity or sense of belonging to one state or to one nation. It is the sense of a nation as a cohesive whole, as represented...
- A corporate identity or corporate image is the manner which a corporation, firm or business presents themselves to the public (such as customers and investors...
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