Meaning of IDENTICAL in English


i ‧ den ‧ ti ‧ cal AC /aɪˈdentɪk ə l/ BrE AmE adjective

[ Word Family: adverb : ↑ identically ; adjective : ↑ identical ]

[ Date: 1500-1600 ; Language: Medieval Latin ; Origin: identicus , from Late Latin identitas ; ⇨ ↑ identity ]

exactly the same, or very similar:

four identical houses

identical to/with

Nutritionally, infant formulas are almost identical to breast milk.

The ingredients are identical with those of competing products.

identical in

The sisters were identical in appearance and character.

—identically /-kli/ adverb

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