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[adv] in the same manner; "you get treated fairly, same as any other student in this course!"
[adj] equal in amount or value; "like amounts"; "equivalent amounts"; "the same amount"; "gave one six blows and the other a like number"; "an equal number"; "the same number"
[adj] 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"; "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"
[adj] 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"


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similar, unvaried, unvarying

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\Same\, a. [AS. same, adv.; akin to OS. sama, samo, adv., OHG. sam, a., sama, adv., Icel. samr, a., Sw. samme, samma, Dan. samme, Goth. sama, Russ. samuii, Gr. ?, Skr. sama, Gr. ? like, L. simul at the same time, similis like, and E. some, a., -some. [root]19
1. Cf. {Anomalous}, {Assemble}, {Homeopathy}, {Homily}, {Seem}, v. i., {Semi-}, {Similar}, {Some}.]
1. Not different or other; not another or others; identical; unchanged. Thou art the same, and thy years shall have no end. --Ps. cii. 2
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2. Of like kind, species, sort, dimensions, or the like; not differing in character or in the quality or qualities compared; corresponding; not discordant; similar; like. The ethereal vigor is in all the same. --Dryden.
3. Just mentioned, or just about to be mentioned. What ye know, the same do I know. --Job. xiii.
2. Do but think how well the same he spends, Who spends his blood his country to relieve. --Daniel. Note: Same is commonly preceded by the, this, or that and is often used substantively as in the citations above. In a comparative use it is followed by as or with. Bees like the same odors as we do. --Lubbock. [He] held the same political opinions with his illustrious friend. --Macaulay.

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