Definition of identical
- the identical place we stopped before
- identical hats
- identical infections
We visited the identical place we stopped at last year.
They were wearing identical coats.
The boxes were identical in shape.
They drove virtually identical cars.
The results were identical to those of the first test.
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First Known Use: 1581See Words from the same year
: exactly the same
: exactly alike or equal
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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