Identity and Name


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Identity noun – The state of being exactly alike.
Name is a synonym for identity. In some cases you can use "Name" instead a noun "Identity".
Nearby Words: identify, identification, identified, identifier
Synonyms for Identity


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Name noun – A word or combination of words by which a person or thing is regularly known.
Identity is a synonym for name. You can use "Identity" instead a noun "Name".
Nearby Words: named, nameless, naming
Synonyms for Name

How words are described

human human identity human name
old old identity old name
female female identity female name
full full identity full name
Other adjectives: normal, common, original, fake, true, legal, proper, actual, real, male, false, personal, secret, new, former, alternate, different, said, civilian.

Both words in one sentence

  • Video Game / Diablo II You can name your hero as whatever, but it takes Diablo III Reaper of Souls to confirm the name/identity of the Sorceress, Isendra.
  • The antagonist's first-person narrative effectively hides the character's name and identity and the fact that she is female.
  • Literature / Castle Perilous Laser-Guided Amnesia: Ramthonodox himself suffers from this as part of the transformation spell, forgetting his name and identity so as to become the castle.
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