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1 resembling another in every respect
  • I bought the same shirt at the mall for five dollars less

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2 being one and not another
  • that's the same guy I saw down at the beach yesterday

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same, selfsame, very, identical, equivalent, equal mean not different or not differing from one another. same may imply and selfsame always implies that the things under consideration are one thing and not two or more things. took the same route derived from the selfsame source very, like selfsame, may imply identity, or, like same may imply likeness in kind. the very point I was trying to make identical may imply selfsameness or suggest absolute agreement in all details. identical results equivalent implies amounting to the same thing in worth or significance. two houses equivalent in market value equal implies being identical in value, magnitude, or some specified quality. equal shares in the business

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The first known use of same was in the 13th century

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“Same.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Feb. 2020.

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