SAMe /ˈsæmɪ/ 名詞
1. Not different or other; not another or others; identical; unchanged.
Thou art the same, and thy years shall have no end. --Ps. cii. 27.
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.
adj 1: 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" [ant: other]
2: 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" [ant: different]
3: 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"
[syn: like, equal, equivalent] [ant: unlike]
4: unchanged in character or nature; "the village stayed the
same"; "his attitude is the same as ever" [syn: same(p)]
adv : in the same manner; "you get treated fairly, same as any
other student in this course!"