Definitions for identicalaɪˈdɛn tɪ kəl, ɪˈdɛn-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

i•den•ti•calaɪˈdɛn tɪ kəl, ɪˈdɛn-(adj.)

  1. similar or alike in every way.

  2. being the very same; selfsame.

  3. agreeing exactly:

    identical opinions.

Origin of identical:

1610–20

i•den′ti•cal•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. identical, indistinguishable(adj)

    exactly alike; incapable of being perceived as different

    "rows of identical houses"; "cars identical except for their license plates"; "they wore indistinguishable hats"

  2. identical, selfsame(a), very(a)(adj)

    being the exact same one; not any other:

    "this is the identical room we stayed in before"; "the themes of his stories are one and the same"; "saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers"; "on this very spot"; "the very thing he said yesterday"; "the very man I want to see"

  3. identical, monovular(adj)

    (of twins) derived from a single egg or ovum

    "identical twins are monovular"

  4. identical(adj)

    having properties with uniform values along all axes

  5. identical, superposable(adj)

    coinciding exactly when superimposed

    "identical triangles"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. identical(adjective)ɪˈdɛn tɪ kəl, ɪˈdɛn-

    exactly the same

    identical twins; This apartment is identical to the one downstairs.

Wiktionary

  1. identical(Noun)

    Something which has exactly the same properties as something else.

  2. identical(Adjective)

    Of twins, sharing the same genetic code.

  3. identical(Adjective)

    Bearing full likeness by having precisely the same set of characteristics; indistinguishable.

  4. identical(Adjective)

    Having some particular qualities or characteristics in common, but not all of them.

  5. identical(Adjective)

    Not different or other; not another or others; not different as regards self; selfsame; numerically identical.

  6. identical(Adjective)

    Exactly equivalent.

  7. identical(Adjective)

    Approximating or approaching exact equivalence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Identical(adj)

    the same; the selfsame; the very same; not different; as, the identical person or thing

  2. Identical(adj)

    uttering sameness or the same truth; expressing in the predicate what is given, or obviously implied, in the subject; tautological

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'identical' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4140

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'identical' in Adjectives Frequency: #564


Translations for identical

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

identical(adjective)

the same in every detail

They wore identical dresses.

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