the same

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the same

1 : someone or something that is exactly like another person or thing being discussed or referred to
  • He ordered the salmon, and I had the same.
  • All of your classmates have begun their projects, and I suggest you do the same.
  • The band's last album was a bunch of bubble-gum pop, and their new release is just more of the same.
2 : exactly like each other or very similar to each other
  • The lunch specials are always the same.
  • No two fingerprints are ever the same.
3 : someone or something that has not changed : something that is exactly like it was at an earlier time
  • After the accident, he was never quite the same again.
  • Things would never be the same without you!

Word by Word Definitions

same play
  1. : resembling in every relevant respect

  2. : conforming in every respect

  3. : being one without addition, change, or discontinuance : identical

  1. : something identical with or similar to another

  2. : something or someone previously mentioned or described

  1. : in the same manner


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