[syn: like, same]
4. unchanged in character or nature;
- Example: "the village stayed the same"
- Example: "his attitude is the same as ever"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Same \Same\, a. [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. [root]191. Cf. Anomalous, Assemble,
Homeopathy, Homily, Seem, v. i., Semi-, Similar,
1. Not different or other; not another or others; identical;
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.
Do but think how well the same he spends,
Who spends his blood his country to relieve.
Note: 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.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: 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"
2: 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" [ant: different]
3: 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" [syn: like, same]
4: unchanged in character or nature; "the village stayed the
same"; "his attitude is the same as ever"
n 1: a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern
Scandinavia and herding reindeer [syn: Lapp,
Lapplander, Sami, Saami, Same, Saame]
2: the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the
Kola Peninsula [syn: Lapp, Sami, Saami, Same,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
109 Moby Thesaurus words for "same":
Doppelganger, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, actual thing,
aforementioned, aforenamed, aforesaid, alike, all one,
all the same, anyhow, anyway, at any rate, beforementioned, boring,
but, carbon copy, changeless, coequal, comparable, consistent,
constant, consubstantial, copy, dead heat, dead ringer, deadlock,
ditto, double, drab, draw, duplicate, equal, equivalent,
even break, even so, exact, exact counterpart, exactly alike,
facsimile, fair shake, for all that, foregoing, forementioned,
forenamed, former, gray, homograph, homonym, homoousian, homophone,
humdrum, idem, identic, identical, identical same, in any case,
in any event, indistinguishable, invariable, just alike,
just the same, knotted score, like, monotonous, named,
neck-and-neck race, nevertheless, no other, none other,
nonetheless, notwithstanding, one, photo finish, regardless,
repetitive, replica, said, samely, selfsame, similar,
spit and image, spitting image, stalemate, standoff, synonym,
tantamount, tedious, the same, the same difference, tie, twin,
unaltered, unchanged, unchanging, undifferent, unfailing, uniform,
unmodified, unrelieved, unvaried, unvarying, verbatim, very,
very image, very same, without difference, without distinction,
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):
1. Standard ANSI Module language with Extensions.
2. Stripe And Mirror Everything.