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English adjective: same

1. same same in identity

SamplesThe same man I saw yesterday.
Never wore the same dress twice.
This road is the same one we were on yesterday.
On the same side of the street.

Similaraforementioned, aforesaid, identical, said, selfsame, very


2. same closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree

SamplesCurtains the same color as the walls.
Two girls of the same age.
Mother and son have the same blue eyes.
Animals of the same species.
The same rules as before.
Two boxes having the same dimensions.
The same day next year.

Similarassonant, comparable, cookie-cutter, corresponding, duplicate, homophonic, identical, indistinguishable, like, one, synoptic, synoptical

See alsoequal, like, similar, similar, unvaried, unvarying



3. same equal in amount or value

SamplesLike amounts.
Equivalent amounts.
The same amount.
Gave one six blows and the other a like number.
The same number.


See alsoequal


4. same unchanged in character or nature

SamplesThe village stayed the same.
His attitude is the same as ever.



English noun: Same

1. Same (person) a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer

SynonymsLapp, Lapplander, Saame, Saami, Sami

Broader (hypernym)European

Member meronymLapland, Lappland

2. Same (communication) the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula

SynonymsLapp, Saame, Saami, Sami

Broader (hypernym)Lappic, Lappish

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