[seɪm] or [sem]
(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' .
(adj.) unchanged in character or nature; 'the village stayed the same'; 'his attitude is the same as ever' .
(v. i.) Not different or other; not another or others; identical; unchanged.
(v. i.) 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.
(v. i.) Just mentioned, or just about to be mentioned.
a. . Identical, not different.. Similar, like, corresponding; of like kind, sort, or degree.
SYN:Identical, selfsame, similar, corresponding
adj. identical: of the like kind or degree: similar: mentioned before.—adj. Same′ly unvaried.—n. Same′ness the being the same: tedious monotony.—All the same for all that; At the same time still nevertheless.
adv. (Spens.). Same as Sam.
- I could tell you a story about that same uncle, gentlemen, that would rather surprise you. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 匹克威克外传.
- I have as yet spoken as if the varieties of the same species were invariably fertile when intercrossed. 查尔斯·达尔文. 物种起源.
- I know this in much the same way, I suppose. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 小杜丽.
- Of the species which do change, only a few within the same country change at the same time; and all modifications are slowly effected. 查尔斯·达尔文. 物种起源.
- But liberty had been a useless gift to me had I not, as I awakened to reason, at the same time awakened to revenge. 玛丽·雪莱. 弗兰肯斯坦.
- It would seem to be always the same question, for, it is always followed by a press of people towards the third cart. 查尔斯·狄更斯. 双城记.
- It ended in my moving into the house next Lady-day, and starting in practice on very much the same conditions as he had suggested. 阿瑟·柯南·道尔. 福尔摩斯回忆录.
- And ought not the same natures to have the same pursuits? 柏拉图. 理想国.
- But in 1562, the year at which he ends with it, it contained no more than the same nominal sum does at present. 亚当·斯密. 国富论.
- If the central depths were untouched, hardly a pin-point of surface remained the same. 伊迪丝·华顿. 快乐之家.
- The same experienced union has the same effect on the mind, whether the united objects be motives, volitions and actions; or figure and motion. 戴维·休谟. 人性论.
- Aye, very true, my dear, cried the latter, though Jane had not spoken a wordI was just going to say the same thing. 简·奥斯汀. 爱玛.
- Homologous parts tend to vary in the same manner, and homologous parts tend to cohere. 查尔斯·达尔文. 物种起源.
- For example, I said, can the same thing be at rest and in motion at the same time in the same part? 柏拉图. 理想国.
- The same theory accounts for the esteem and regard we pay to men of extraordinary parts and abilities. 戴维·休谟. 人性论.