What does same mean?

Definitions for sameseɪm

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word same.

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"

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

  4. 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. samuii, Gr. , Skr. sama, Gr. like, L. simul at the same time, similis like, and E. some, a., -some. 191. Cf. Anomalous, Assemble, Homeopathy, Homily, Seem, v. i., Semi-, Similar, Some.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Same

    sām, adv. (Spens.). Same as Sam.

  2. Same

    sām, adj. identical: of the like kind or degree: similar: mentioned before.—adj. Same′ly, unvaried.—n. Same′ness, the being the same: tedious monotony.—All the same, for all that; At the same time, still, nevertheless. [A.S. same; Goth. samana; L. similis, like, Gr. homos.]

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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 for same »

  1. ASME

  2. Mase

  3. Mesa


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of same in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of same in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ian Naish:

    The intensity of loading is heavier than a mixed-freight train, generally, all the cars are the same design, and the loads are all the same, so it's the same impact, the same way, all the time.

  2. Anthon St Maarten:

    We are not supposed to all be the same, feel the same, think the same, and believe the same. The key to continued expansion of our Universe lies in diversity, not in conformity and coercion. Conventionality is the death of creation.

  3. Jesse Louis Jackson:

    America is not like a blanket-one piece of unbroken cloth, the same color, the same texture, the same size. America is more like a quilt-many patches, many pieces, many colors, many sizes, all woven and held together by a common thread.

  4. Henry M. Jackson:

    America is not like a blanket -- one piece of unbroken cloth, the same color, the same texture, the same size. America is more like a quilt -- many patches, many pieces, many colors, many sizes, all woven and held together by a common thread.

  5. Timothy Kesicki:

    When we remember that with those 272 souls we received the same sacraments; read the same Scriptures; said the same prayers; sang the same hymns; and praised the same God, how did we, the Society of Jesus, fail to see us all as one body in Christ? We betrayed the very name of Jesus for whom our society is named.

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