The same boat we rented before.
The words sale and sail are pronounced the same.
She ordered the Greek salad. I'll have the same.
To look the same as ever.
When you have filled out the form, please remit same to this office.
The ceremony went off with the same elegance that it has had every year.
An example of same is a pair of earrings, meaning both earrings are the same.
An example of same is identical twins, meaning both people look the same.
An example of same is a person spoken about and then spoken about again later, meaning both people are the same person.
According to the same rules as before.
Are you the same person who phoned me yesterday?
I realised I was the same age as my grandfather had been when he joined the air force.
Even if the twins are identical, they are still not the same person, unlike Mark Twain and Samuel Clemens.
Peter and Anna went to the same high school: the high school to which Peter went is the high school to which Anna went.
Round here it can be cloudy and sunny even in the same day.
We were all going in the same direction.
The question is his credibility or lack of same.
Light valve suspensions and films containing UV absorbers and light valves containing the same (US Patent 5,467,217)
Methods of selectively distributing data in a computer network and systems using the same (US Patent 7,191,208)
- Notwithstanding; nevertheless.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of same
- Middle English from Old Norse samr sem-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English same, from Old Norse samr (“same"), and/or from Old English same (“same") in the phrase swā same (swā) (“in like manner, in the same way (as)"). Both from Proto-Germanic *samaz (“same"), from Proto-Indo-European *somHós (“same"). Cognate with Scots samin (“same, like, together"), Danish samme (“same"), Swedish samma (“same"), Gothic 𐍃𐌰𐌼𐌰 (sama), a weak adjectival form, Ancient Greek ὁμός (homós, “same"), Old Irish som, Russian самый (sámyj), Sanskrit सम (sama), Persian هم (ham, “also, same").
- From Middle English same, samme, samen, (also ysame, isame), from Old English samen (“together"), from Proto-Germanic *samana- (“together"), from Proto-Indo-European *sem- (“one, together"). Cognate with Scots samin (“together"), Dutch samen (“together"), German zusammen (“together"), Swedish samman (“together"), Icelandic saman (“together").