the same


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!

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“The same.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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