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Exhaust the little moment. Soon it dies. And be it gash or gold it will not come Again in this identical guise.
Gwendolyn Brooks

Meaning of "identical" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD IDENTICAL

From Medieval Latin identicus, from Latin idem the same.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF IDENTICAL

identical  [aɪˈdɛntɪkəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF IDENTICAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Identical is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES IDENTICAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Identical

Identical may refer to: ▪ Identical, a 2008 young adult novel ▪ Identical particles, particles that cannot be distinguished from one another ▪ Identical twins, two offspring resulting from the same pregnancy in which a single egg is fertilized...

Definition of identical in the English dictionary

The definition of identical in the dictionary is Also called: numerically identical. being one and the same individual. Other definition of identical is Also called: quantitatively identical. exactly alike, equal, or agreeing.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH IDENTICAL


antical
ˈæntɪkəl
article
ˈɑːtɪkəl
authentical
ɔːˈθentɪkəl
canticle
ˈkæntɪkəl
chiromantical
ˌkaɪrəʊˈmæntɪkəl
conventicle
kənˈvɛntɪkəl
critical
ˈkrɪtɪkəl
denticle
ˈdɛntɪkəl
lenticle
ˈlɛntɪkəl
nature-identical
ˈneɪtʃəʳaɪˈdɛntɪkəl
nonidentical
ˌnɒnaɪˈdɛntɪkəl
pedantical
pɪˈdæntɪkəl
political
pəˈlɪtɪkəl
practical
ˈpræktɪkəl
quantical
ˈkwɒntɪkəl
romantical
rəʊˈmæntɪkəl
semantical
sɪˈmæntɪkəl
sycophantical
ˌsɪkəˈfæntɪkəl
unromantical
ˌʌnrəʊˈmæntɪkəl
vertical
ˈvɜːtɪkəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE IDENTICAL

identic
identical proposition
identical twin
identically
identicalness
identifiable
identifiably
identification
identification mark
identification papers
identification parade
identification tag
identified
identifier
identifies
identify
Identikit
identities
identity
identity card

WORDS THAT END LIKE IDENTICAL

acoustical
aeronautical
alphabetical
analytical
chemical
cortical
diacritical
elliptical
hypothetical
impractical
logistical
mathematical
metical
mystical
nautical
optical
pharmaceutical
skeptical
statistical
tactical
theoretical

Synonyms and antonyms of identical in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «IDENTICAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «identical» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of identical

Translation of «identical» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF IDENTICAL

Find out the translation of identical to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of identical from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «identical» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一样的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

idéntico
570 millions of speakers

English

identical
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

समान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُتَطَابِقٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

идентичный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

idêntico
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অভিন্ন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

identique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sama
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

identisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

同一の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

동일한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Identik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

giống hệt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரே
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एकसारखे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

özdeş
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

identico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

identyczny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ідентичний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

identic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πανομοιότυπος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

identies
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

identisk
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

identisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of identical

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «IDENTICAL»

The term «identical» is very widely used and occupies the 8.894 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «IDENTICAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about identical

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10 QUOTES WITH «IDENTICAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word identical.
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Erez Lieberman Aiden
One of the central mysteries of biology is why the genome is largely identical from cell to cell, even though cells do different things.
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Karl Barth
Faith is never identical with piety.
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Andre Bazin
The 'Western' is the only genre whose origins are almost identical with those of the cinema itself.
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Conrad Black
A quest for knowledge is not a war with faith; spirituality is not usually an infelicitous amalgam of superstition and philistinism; and moral relativism, taken outside midfield, leads inexorably both to heresy and to secular wickedness, which are often identical.
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Antoinette Brown Blackwell
The sexes in each species of being... are always true equivalents - equals but not identical.
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Marc Bloch
History is, in its essentials, the science of change. It knows and it teaches that it is impossible to find two events that are ever exactly alike, because the conditions from which they spring are never identical.
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Brandon Boyd
Music draws from almost the identical place as art does, which really is that intangible - it's like you're pulling from the ether. I don't know where it comes from.
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Keegan Bradley
The beauty is, while you're working on chipping, you're also working on driving. This is because the bottoms of both swings - the area around impact - are identical.
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Gwendolyn Brooks
Exhaust the little moment. Soon it dies. And be it gash or gold it will not come Again in this identical guise.
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Paul Broun
Truth be told, except for foreign policy, Ron Paul's voting record and mine are virtually identical and I wear it as a badge of honor.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «IDENTICAL»

Discover the use of identical in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to identical and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Identical
Do twins begin in the womb? Or in a better place? Kaeleigh and Raeanne are identical down to the dimple. As daughters of a district-court judge father and a politician mother, they are an all-American family -- on the surface.
Ellen Hopkins, 2008
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Identical
State Senator Paul Giannis is a candidate for Mayor of Kindle County. His identical twin brother Cass is newly released from prison, 25 years after pleading guilty to the murder of his girlfriend, Dita Kronon.
Scott Turow, 2013
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Almost Identical #1
Identical twins Sammie and Charlie are starting out seventh grade at a brand-new school.
Lin Oliver, 2012
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The Miracle of Bio-identical Hormones: How I Lost My ...
Looks at a variety of health problems that can be attributed to hormone imbalance and describes how to treat them using bio-identical hormones.
Michael E. Platt, 2007
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Identical Strangers: A memoir of twins separated and reunited
Interweaving eye-opening studies and statistics on twin science into their story, IDENTICAL STRANGERS offers an intelligent and heartfelt glimpse into human nature.
Elyse Schein, Paula Bernstein, 2012
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Identical Relations in Lie Algebras
All principal results in the area are covered with the exception of those on Engel Lie algebras. The book contains basic information on Lie algebras, the varieties of Lie algebras in a general setting and the finite basis problem.
‎1987
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Stay Young & Sexy with Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement: ...
It's been more than a decade since Dr. Jonathan Wright introduced the concept of bio-identical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) with the book Natural Hormone Replacement for Women Over 45 (Wright JVW, Morgenthaler J. Smart Publications, ...
Jonathan V. Wright, Lane Lenard, 2009
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Bio-Identical Hormones and Telomerase: The Nobel ...
The story has been the same throughout history, so we wonder if we should continue to fight the battle, or if we should just learn to grow old gracefully.
Edmund Chein, Dr Hiroshi Demura MD Phd, 2011
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Identical Twins Reared Apart: A Reanalysis
Reviews and evaluates psychological studies of separately raised identical twins and suggests which aspects of human experience are largely shaped by one's heredity
Susan L. Farber, 1981
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One and the Same: My Life as an Identical Twin and What I've ...
Journalist Abigail Pogrebin, a twin herself, offers a poignant and personal look at what it's really like to live with one's mirror image and tells the story of many twins who struggle to balance intimacy and individuality.
Abigail Pogrebin, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «IDENTICAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term identical is used in the context of the following news items.
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The identical twins who really are an exact mirror image of each …
For not only are they identical, they are mirror-image - because Lucas has his heart and some other organs on the opposite side of his body. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
2
Midstate mother expecting identical twins again - ABC27.com
Audrey Cameron has 11-year-old identical twin sons. A month ago, she found out she was pregnant again, with another set of identical twins. «abc27, Jul 15»
3
Caitlyn Jenner's Versace Gown Nearly Identical to Angelina Jolie's …
Caitlyn Jenner's Versace Gown Nearly Identical to Angelina Jolie's 2010 Dress. Getty. Caitlyn Jenner hired Angelina Jolie's stylist Jen Rade to ... «Extra, Jul 15»
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Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection "FPS On PS4 Felt Identical
... Drake Collection, target FPS is "60". During hands-on session, the FPS "felt pretty much identical to The Last of Us Remastered in this regard. «Gamepur, Jul 15»
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Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas sign nearly identical long term …
Boomer & Carton discuss the Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant and Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas having a nearly identical long ... «CBSSports.com, Jul 15»
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Yellen's prepared text identical to yesterday - Forexlive
Here are the highlights from her speech. The line that got the most attention was that it would be appropriate to begin raising rates "at some ... «ForexLive, Jul 15»
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Reports: Dez Bryant and Demaryius Thomas Sign Nearly Identical
So, in the span of three minutes from when Dez Bryant's contract became official, Thomas got his contract, which is identical to Bryant's save for ... «VICE, Jul 15»
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Rare identical triplet boys born in Texas hospital
Yolanda and Arturo Ontiveros welcomed three bundles of joy last month: identical triplet sons. Doctors say the odds of that happening are ... «abc7news.com, Jul 15»
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Why are all bourbon biscuits identical, no matter which company …
Why are all bourbon biscuits identical, with the same imprinted font and the same pattern, even though they're made by many different ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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Club America score almost identical goals in 2-1 win against San …
Andres Andrade and Francisco Rivera scored almost identical goals for Club America in their side's 2-1 International Champions Cup win over ... «SkySports, Jul 15»

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