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aɪˈdɛn tɪ kəl, ɪˈdɛn-iden·ti·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. identical, indistinguishableadjective

    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)adjective

    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, monovularadjective

    (of twins) derived from a single egg or ovum

    "identical twins are monovular"

  4. identicaladjective

    having properties with uniform values along all axes

  5. identical, superposableadjective

    coinciding exactly when superimposed

    "identical triangles"

Wiktionary

  1. identicalnoun

    Something which has exactly the same properties as something else.

  2. identicaladjective

    Of twins, sharing the same genetic code.

  3. identicaladjective

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

  4. identicaladjective

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

  5. identicaladjective

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

  6. identicaladjective

    Exactly equivalent.

  7. identicaladjective

    Approximating or approaching exact equivalence.

Wikipedia

  1. Identical

    Two things are identical if they are the same, see Identity (philosophy).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Identicaladjective

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

  2. Identicaladjective

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

  3. Etymology: [Cf. F. identique. See Identity.]

Editors Contribution

  1. identical

    To agree exactly.

    The goals and aspirations are identical within our marriage therefore are easily achieved and we are focused on achieving them together.

    Submitted by MaryC on June 4, 2020  

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  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

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of identical in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of identical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of identical in a Sentence

  1. Alka Pradhan:

    Almost every one of my clients has reported identical treatment to what Samir Naji al Hasan Moqbel details in this piece.

  2. Peter King:

    The two bombs in Chelsea, and the bombs in South Jersey appear to be constructed by the same people as far as the material is used, the way in which they're constructed; Christmas lights and all that was identical.

  3. Catherine Salmon:

    Twins are the special focus of their parents, there's typically less competition between identical twins. Fraternal twins, however, behave more like other siblings.

  4. Kathy Hochul:

    I will absolutely stand behind the fundamental premise on why we needed bail reform in the first place, you had two individuals accused of identical crimes/offenses even stealing a backpack, and one person goes to Rikers for three years because they couldn't post bail.

  5. Stephen Miller:

    [New York] issued a decree rationing COVID medicine on the basis of race, where two people otherwise medically identical, but one was Caucasian and one was not, the Caucasian would not be able to access the medical treatment, this is unthinkable in America.

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