1. [ adjective ] exactly alike; incapable of being perceived as different
Synonyms: indistinguishable

"rows of identical houses" "cars identical except for their license plates" "they wore indistinguishable hats"

Related terms: same
2. [ adjective ] being the exact same one; not any other:
Synonyms: very one_and_the_same selfsame

"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"

Related terms: same
3. [ adjective ] coinciding exactly when superimposed
Synonyms: superposable

"identical triangles"

Related terms: congruent
4. [ adjective ] (physics) having properties with uniform values along all axes
Related terms: physics isotropic
5. [ adjective ] (of twins) derived from a single egg or ovum
Synonyms: monovular

"identical twins are monovular"

Related terms: fraternal
Similar spelling:   identically