Definitions for SAMEseɪm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. identical with what is about to be or has just been mentioned:

    This street is the same one we were on yesterday.

  2. being one or identical though having different names, aspects, etc.:

    the same play with a different title.

  3. agreeing in kind, amount, etc.; corresponding:

    two boxes of the same dimensions.

  4. unchanged in character, condition, etc.:

    It's the same town after all these years.

  5. (pron.)the same person, thing, or kind of thing.

    Category: Function Word

  6. the very person, thing, or set just mentioned:

    Sighted sub sank same.

    Category: Function Word

  7. the same, in the same manner; in an identical or similar way:

    I see the same through your glasses as through mine.

    Category: Function Word

Idioms for same:

  1. all the same, notwithstanding; nevertheless: of no difference; immaterial:

    I know you're tired, but all the same, I wish you'd stay.

    It's all the same to me whether you go or not.

    Category: Function Word, Idiom

Origin of same:

1150–1200; ME < ON same, c. Gk homós, Skt samá; cf., as adv., OE same, OS, OHG sama

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lapp, Lapplander, Sami, Saami, Same, Saame(noun)

    a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer

  2. Lapp, Sami, Saami, Same, Saame(adj)

    the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula

  3. same(adj)

    same in identity

    "the 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"

  4. same(adj)

    closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree

    "curtains 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"

  5. like, same(adj)

    equal in amount or value

    "like amounts"; "equivalent amounts"; "the same amount"; "gave one six blows and the other a like number"; "the same number"

  6. same(p)(adj)

    unchanged in character or nature

    "the village stayed the same"; "his attitude is the same as ever"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. same(adjective)ɪm

    exactly alike

    Her dress is the same color as mine.; She has the same eyes as her mother.

  2. sameɪm

    ≠ different

    Let's meet again at the same time next week.; She has the same teacher she had last year.

  3. sameɪm

    not changed

    It's still the same at work - too many stressed people.; I'm older now, but I'm the same person inside.

  4. sameɪm


    Everyone yelled "Happy Birthday" at the same time.

  5. sameɪm

    indicates sth else is also true

    It's scary and at the same time exciting.

  6. sameɪm

    indicates sth has happened or been done too many times before

    politicians having the same old debates; Don't expect to feel the same as you did before the operation.; I try to behave the same toward everyone.

  7. same(pronoun)ɪm

    sth that is exactly alike

    He'll have the chicken, and I'll have the same.; Their eyes are exactly the same.

  8. sameɪm

    sth that is unchanged

    If he asks again, I'll say the same as I did last time.

  9. sameɪm

    despite sth

    She can be forgetful, but she's a good friend all the same.

  10. sameɪm

    indicates you feel the same or are experiencing the same thing

    "I'm bored with this." "Yeah, same here!"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Same(verb)

    not different or other; not another or others; identical; unchanged

  2. Same(verb)

    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

  3. Same(verb)

    just mentioned, or just about to be mentioned

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SAME' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #133

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SAME' in Written Corpus Frequency: #180

Anagrams of SAME

  1. ASME

  2. Mase

  3. Mesa

Translations for SAME

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


alike; very similar

The houses in this road are all the same; You have the same eyes as your brother (has).

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