Meaning of IDENTICAL in English


adj.1 (often foll. by with) (of different things) agreeing in every detail.

2 (of one thing viewed at different times) one and the same.

3 (of twins) developed from a single fertilized ovum, therefore of the same sex and usu. very similar in appearance.

4 Logic & Math. expressing an identity.


identically adv. identicalness n.

Etymology: med.L identicus (as IDENTITY)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.