Definition of "same" [same]

  • Being the very one; identical: the same boat we rented before. (adjective)
  • Similar in kind, quality, quantity, or degree. (adjective)
  • Conforming in every detail: according to the same rules as before. (adjective)
  • Being the one previously mentioned or indicated; aforesaid. (adjective)
  • In the same way: The words sale and sail are pronounced the same. (adverb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "same" in a sentence
  • "It's as if the title and article you quoted in your post has now been replaced with a new title and article about the same subject, and the search function using the term "BULLETIN:" on Strieber's site, which pulls up this new article, seems to be in the _same place_ as what I have to presume was the original, belief-biased article."
  • "This state of affairs would seem to be a case of parallel but nonunified sets of conscious states had by the same subject, in some good sense of the term ˜same subject™."
  • "As Locke has it, being the same person just is having the ˜same consciousness™."