What does same mean?

Definitions for same
seɪmsame

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lapp, Lapplander, Sami, Saami, Same, Saamenoun

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

  2. Lapp, Sami, Saami, Same, Saameadjective

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

  3. sameadjective

    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. sameadjective

    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, sameadjective

    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)adjective

    unchanged in character or nature

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sameverb

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Sameverb

    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

    Etymology: [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.]

  3. Sameverb

    just mentioned, or just about to be mentioned

    Etymology: [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.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. same

    (anc. Cephallenia). A town situated on the eastern coast, opposite Ithaca; was taken and destroyed by the Romans, 189 B.C.

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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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of same in a Sentence

  1. Sonequa Martin-Green:

    We went to a very deep place, it was hard, depressing, bad and thrilling all at the same time. A lot of the stuff was quite challenging for me. It was something I can definitely look back on and be proud of.

  2. John Dehlin:

    I was excommunicated because I was speaking openly on difficult issues like same-sex marriage and Joseph Smith's polygamy and women ordination in the church.

  3. James Kavanagh:

    In the developing world, particularly Africa and South and Central America, and Southeast Asia there's a real need to be able to compare like-for-like across borders, so if you're looking at a piece of property or land for investment in Ghana then you can compare the same kind of principles in Botswana.

  4. Staff Sgt. John Nunn:

    At the same time I want to be a good person, because I want her to be proud of me and be happy that I’m in her life.

  5. Kelvin Cochran:

    Naked men refuse to give in, so they pursue sexual fulfillment through multiple partners, with the opposite sex, the same sex, and sex outside of marriage and many other vile, vulgar and inappropriate ways which defile their body – temple and dishonor God. i did not single out homosexuality.

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