1. [ adjective ] 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"

Related terms: other identical self aforesaid
2. [ adjective ] 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" "animals of the same species" "the same rules as before" "the same day next year"

Related terms: different identical one comparable synoptic duplicate homophonic assonant cookie-cutter similar equal like unvaried sameness
3. [ adjective ] equal in amount or value
Synonyms: equal equivalent like

"like amounts" "equivalent amounts" "the same amount" "gave one six blows and the other a like number" "an equal number" "the same number"

Related terms: unlike
4. [ adjective ] unchanged in character or nature

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

Related terms: unchanged
5. [ adverb ] in the same manner

"you get treated fairly, same as any other student in this course!"

Similar spelling:   Sam