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identical

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of identical

  1. 1 being one and not another both families wanted the identical puppy and weren't accepting the argument that its littermates were just as good Synonyms of identical same, selfsame, veryNear Antonyms of identical differentiable, discriminable, disparate, dissimilar, distinct, distinctive, distinguishable, diverse, unalike, unlike, varied, variousAntonyms of identical another, different, other

  2. 2 resembling another in every respect identical dresses whose only difference is a designer label that fetches a high price Synonyms of identical coequal, duplicate, equal, even, same, indistinguishableWords Related to identical akin, alike, analogous, comparable, coordinate, correspondent, corresponding, equivalent, like, look-alike, matching, parallel, similar, such, suchlike, synonymous, tantamountNear Antonyms of identical differentiable, discriminable; divers, miscellaneous, sundry, varied, variousAntonyms of identical different, disparate, dissimilar, distant, distinct, distinctive, distinguishable, diverse, nonidentical, other, unalike, unlike

Synonym Discussion of identical

same, selfsame, very, identical, equivalent, equal mean not different or not differing from one another. same may imply and selfsame always implies that the things under consideration are one thing and not two or more things.
    • took the same route
    • derived from the selfsame source
very, like selfsame, may imply identity, or, like same may imply likeness in kind.
    • the very point I was trying to make
identical may imply selfsameness or suggest absolute agreement in all details.
    • identical results
equivalent implies amounting to the same thing in worth or significance.
    • two houses equivalent in market value
equal implies being identical in value, magnitude, or some specified quality.
    • equal shares in the business


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