What does identical mean?

Definitions for identical
aɪˈdɛn tɪ kəl, ɪˈdɛn-iden·ti·cal

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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"

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.

Wikipedia

  1. Identical

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Identical(adj)

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

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

  2. Identical(adj)

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

    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  

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

How to pronounce identical?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say identical in sign language?

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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. Kaleigh Morin:

    This is a truffle fry, it’s like identical.

  2. Swami Krishnananda:

    Physically you are identical with and inseparable from the cosmic material substance, and socially you are inseparable from the large mass of humanity.

  3. Fran Lebowitz:

    I've done the calculation and your chances of winning the lottery are identical whether you play or or not.

  4. Maria Montessori:

    There is in every child a painstaking teacher, so skilful that he obtains identical results in all children in all parts of the world. The only language men ever speak perfectly is the one they learn in babyhood, when no one can teach them anything!

  5. Ted Cruz:

    We made the identical promises to the men and women who elected us. But when 2013 came along, Senator Rubio and I made very different choices, those decisions have consequences.

Images & Illustrations of identical

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