UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/aɪˈdɛntɪti/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/aɪˈdɛntɪti, ɪˈdɛn-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ī denti tē, i den-)

Inflections of 'identity' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": identities
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. your own individual identity
  2. is his hidden identity
  3. part of your personal identity
  4. want a new identity
  5. your [cultural, sexual, gender] identity
  6. the national identity (in)
  7. changed his identity (completely)
  8. verify your identity (by)
  9. your identity has been verified
  10. the identity is (yet) unknown
  11. [confirm, guess] the identity of
  12. establish the identity of the [killer, offender, rapist]
  13. the identity of the [body, deceased]
  14. a case of [stolen, mistaken] identity
n as adj
  1. your identity [card, document, papers]
  2. committed identity [fraud, theft]
  3. a victim of identity [fraud]
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