- 1identical; not different
- 2used to indicate that one has mentioned a particular person or thing before
- 3used to indicate that a description applies to two or more people or things equally
Using same: Examples
Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "same" can be used in various situations through the following examples!
We both have the same car.
The two paintings are the same.
I saw the same movie twice.
She is wearing the same dress as yesterday.
same Synonyms and Antonyms
Phrases with same
I know it's expensive, but I want it all the same.
I don't like it, but I'll do it just the same.
used to say that one will treat another person in the same way that they have been treated
A: You're fired! B: The same to you!
Origins of same
from Old Norse 'samr', meaning 'same'
Summary: same in Brief
The term 'same' [seɪm] refers to something that is identical or not different. It can be used to indicate that one has mentioned a particular person or thing before, or that a description applies to two or more people or things equally. Examples include 'We both have the same car' and 'She is wearing the same dress as yesterday.' Phrases like 'all the same' and 'just the same' indicate a continuation of a situation despite previous actions or statements.