Meaning of IDENTICAL in English


■ adjective

1》 exactly alike.

↘(of twins) developed from a single fertilized ovum, and therefore of the same sex and usually very similar in appearance. Compare with fraternal (in sense 3).

2》 Logic & Mathematics expressing an identity.


~ly adverb


C16: from med. L. identicus , from late L. identitas (see identity ).

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