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Synonyms of 'identical'

(adjective) 
Definition
exactly alike or equal
Nearly all the houses were identical.
Synonyms
alike
We are very alike.
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like
She's a great friend; we are like sisters.
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the same
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matching
She made matching cushion covers.
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equal
a population having equal numbers of men and women
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twin
the twin spires of the cathedral
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equivalent
One hand is equivalent to four inches.
,
corresponding
March and April sales this year were up 8 per cent on the corresponding period last year.
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duplicate
a duplicate copy
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synonymous
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indistinguishable
Replica weapons are indistinguishable from the real thing.
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analogous
This kind of construction is analogous to building a bridge under water.
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interchangeable
His greatest innovation was the use of interchangeable parts.
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a dead ringer (slang)
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the dead spit (informal)
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like two peas in a pod
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Two things are identical if one can be substituted for the other without affecting the truth [Gottfried Wilhelm LeibnizTable de définitions]

Additional synonyms

in the sense of analogous
Definition
similar in some respects
This kind of construction is analogous to building a bridge under water.
in the sense of corresponding
March and April sales this year were up 8 per cent on the corresponding period last year.
Synonyms
answering,
synonymous,
interrelated,
correlative
in the sense of duplicate
Definition
copied exactly from an original
a duplicate copy
Synonyms
matched,
twofold

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