Definition of Same

1. Adjective. Same in identity. "On the same side of the street"

2. Noun. A member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer.
Exact synonyms: Lapp, Lapplander, Saame, Saami, Sami
Group relationships: Lapland, Lappland
Generic synonyms: European
Derivative terms: Lappland

3. Adjective. Closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree. "The same day next year"

4. Noun. The language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula.
Exact synonyms: Lapp, Saame, Saami, Sami
Generic synonyms: Lappic, Lappish

5. Adjective. Equal in amount or value. "The same number"
Exact synonyms: Like
Also: Equal
Antonyms: Unlike

6. Adjective. Unchanged in character or nature. "His attitude is the same as ever"
Similar to: Unchanged
Derivative terms: Sameness

Definition of Same

1. a. Not different or other; not another or others; identical; unchanged.

Definition of Same

1. Adjective. Not different or other; not another or others; not different as regards self; selfsame; numerically identical. ¹

2. Adjective. Similar, alike. ¹

3. Adjective. Used to express the unity of an object or person which has various different descriptions or qualities. ¹

4. Adjective. A reply of confirmation of identity. ¹

5. Pronoun. The identical thing, ditto. ¹

6. Pronoun. Something similar, something of the identical type. ¹

7. Pronoun. (formal often legal) It or them, without a connotation of similarity. ¹

8. Adverb. (obsolete or UK dialectal) Together. ¹

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Definition of Same

1. resembling in every relevant respect [adj]

Medical Definition of Same

1. 1. Not different or other; not another or others; identical; unchanged. "Thou art the same, and thy years shall have no end." (Ps. Cii. 27) 2. Of like kind, species, sort, dimensions, or the like; not differing in character or in the quality or qualities compared; corresponding; not discordant; similar; like. "The ethereal vigor is in all the same." (Dryden) 3. Just mentioned, or just about to be mentioned. "What ye know, the same do I know." (Job. Xiii. 2) "Do but think how well the same he spends, who spends his blood his country to relieve." (Daniel) Same is commonly preceded by the, this, or that and is often used substantively as in the citations above. In a comparative use it is followed by as or with. "Bees like the same odors as we do." (Lubbock) "[He] held the same political opinions with his illustrious friend." (Macaulay) Origin: AS. Same. Adv.; akin to OS. Sama, samo, adv, OHG. Sam, a, sama, adv, Icel. Samr, a, Sw. Samme, samma, Dan. Samme, Goth. Sama, Russ. Samui, Gr, Skr. Sama, Gr. Like, L. Simul at the same time, similis like, and E. Some, a, -some. Cf. Anomalous, Assemble, Homeopathy, Homily, Seem, Semi-, Similar, Some. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Same

same (current term)
same-old, same-old
same-old same-old
same difference
same exact
same here
same old, same old

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