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Definition 1: the language of nomadic Lapps in northern Scandinavia and the Kola Peninsula - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for same in the sense of this definition

(same is a kind of ...) any of the languages spoken by the Lapps and generally assumed to be Uralic languages

Definition 2: a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for same in the sense of this definition

(same is a kind of ...) a native or inhabitant of Europe

(... is a member of same) a region in northmost Europe inhabited by Lapps

Definition 3: closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where same or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • curtains the same color as the walls
  • two girls of the same age
  • mother and son have the same blue eyes
  • animals of the same species
  • the same rules as before
  • two boxes having the same dimensions
  • the same day next year

(same is similar to ...) identically copied from an original

"a duplicate key"

(same is similar to ...) presenting or taking the same point of view; used especially with regard to the first three gospels of the New Testament

"synoptic sayings"

(same is similar to ...) having the same sound (especially the same vowel sound) occurring in successive stressed syllables

"note the assonant words and syllables in `tilting at windmills'"

(same is similar to ...) conforming in every respect

"boxes with corresponding dimensions" "the like period of the preceding year"

(same is similar to ...) having the same appearance (as if mass-produced)

"a suburb of cookie-cutter houses"

(same is similar to ...) of the same kind or quality

"two animals of one species"

(same is similar to ...) having the same sound

(same is similar to ...) exactly alike; incapable of being perceived as different

"rows of identical houses" "cars identical except for their license plates" "they wore indistinguishable hats"

(means also ...) marked by correspondence or resemblance

"similar food at similar prices" "problems similar to mine" "they wore similar coats"

(means also ...) lacking variety

(means also ...) resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination

"suits of like design" "a limited circle of like minds" "members of the cat family have like dispositions" "as like as two peas in a pod" "doglike devotion" "a dreamlike quality"

(means also ...) having the same quantity, value, or measure as another

"on equal terms" "all men are equal before the law"

(... are attributes of same) the quality of being alike

"sameness of purpose kept them together"

Definition 4: same in identity - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where same or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

(same is similar to ...) being the one previously mentioned or spoken of

"works of all the aforementioned authors" "said party has denied the charges"

(same is similar to ...) being the exact same one; not any other:

"this is the identical room we stayed in before" "the themes of his stories are one and the same" "saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers" "on this very spot" "the very thing he said yesterday" "the very man I want to see"

Definition 5: equal in amount or value - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where same or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • like amounts
  • equivalent amounts
  • the same amount
  • gave one six blows and the other a like number
  • the same number

Synonyms for same in the sense of this definition

(means also ...) having the same quantity, value, or measure as another

"on equal terms" "all men are equal before the law"

Definition 6: unchanged in character or nature - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where same or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

(same is similar to ...) not made or become different

"the causes that produced them have remained unchanged"

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