Definitions for identicalaɪˈdɛn tɪ kəl, ɪˈdɛn-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
i•den•ti•calaɪˈdɛn tɪ kəl, ɪˈdɛn-(adj.)
similar or alike in every way.
being the very same; selfsame.
Origin of identical:
exactly alike; incapable of being perceived as different
"rows of identical houses"; "cars identical except for their license plates"; "they wore indistinguishable hats"
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"
(of twins) derived from a single egg or ovum
"identical twins are monovular"
having properties with uniform values along all axes
coinciding exactly when superimposed
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
identical(adjective)ɪˈdɛn tɪ kəl, ɪˈdɛn-
exactly the same
identical twins; This apartment is identical to the one downstairs.
Something which has exactly the same properties as something else.
Of twins, sharing the same genetic code.
Bearing full likeness by having precisely the same set of characteristics; indistinguishable.
Having some particular qualities or characteristics in common, but not all of them.
Not different or other; not another or others; not different as regards self; selfsame; numerically identical.
Approximating or approaching exact equivalence.
the same; the selfsame; the very same; not different; as, the identical person or thing
uttering sameness or the same truth; expressing in the predicate what is given, or obviously implied, in the subject; tautological
Translations for identical
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the same in every detail
They wore identical dresses.
- مُطابِق، مُتَطابِقArabic
- idênticoPortuguese (BR)
- ολόιδιος, πανομοιότυποςGreek
- एक जैसा, अभिन्नHindi
- samur, nákvæmlega einsIcelandic
- 모든 점에서 같은Korean
- tapatus, identiškasLithuanian
- identisks; vienādsLatvian
- identisk, nøyaktig lik; eneggetNorwegian
- كټ مټ، عينى، يوشانPashto
- identisk[t lik]Swedish
- tıpatıp aynı, benzer, birTurkish
- 同樣的Chinese (Trad.)
- однаковий, тотожнийUkrainian
- بالکل مماثلUrdu
- giống hệtVietnamese
- 完全相同的Chinese (Simp.)
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