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
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
Origin: [Cf. F. identique. See Identity.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'identical' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4140
Rank popularity for the word 'identical' in Adjectives Frequency: #564
The numerical value of identical in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of identical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of identical in a Sentence
This is a truffle fry, it’s like identical.
This is the very first set of identical triplets I have ever seen.
Treatment has to be as identical as possible and that's why we are fighting.
It's not just that the words are similar, in some respects, the words are identical.
Only necessity understood, and bondage to the highest is identical with true freedom.
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- idènticCatalan, Valencian
- shodný, totožný, identickýCzech
- eineiig, identischGerman
- identtinen, yhtäläinenFinnish
- identique, monozygote, mêmeFrench
- ceart, ceudna, aon, dearbhScottish Gaelic
- egypetéjű, azonosHungarian
- identico, monovulariItalian
- 同一, 一卵性Japanese
- identiek, identieke, eeneiigDutch
- одинаковый, тот же самый, идентичный, тождественный, однояйцевыйRussian
- enäggstvilling, identiskSwedish
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