- same1. Same (or the same) was once commonly used as a pronoun in literary English
• (But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved —Matthew 24:13 (Authorized Version, 1611)but is now largely confined to legal and business contexts:
• The cross motion for an order for renewal of plaintiff's motion for alimony pendente lite is denied, no sufficiently persuasive ground in support of same having been demonstrated —New York Law Journal, 1973.In general use the effect is usually jocular or pseudo-legalistic, except in uses of the type My wife ordered lemon sole and I had the same.2. When same is connected to a following word or phrase, the usual link word is as: Your car is the same make as mine. When a clause follows, as may be replaced by that: I've bought the same make of car as you have got or I've bought the same make of car that you have got, and as a relative pronoun that may even be omitted in the normal way: I've bought the same make of car you have got. In more formal contexts, however, as should be used.
Modern English usage. 2014.
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Same — Same … Deutsch Wörterbuch
same — [ seım ] function word *** Same can be used in the following ways: as an adjective (after the, this, that, these, or those ): We both went to the same school. Our new competitors are those same people who once asked us to help them. as a pronoun… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
same — I adjective alike, cognate, duplicate, equal, equivalent, exactly like, identical, one and the same, parallel, similar, synonymous, twin, uniform, without difference associated concepts: same act or transaction, same as, same cause, same cause of … Law dictionary
Same  — Same der Pflanzen (Semen, hierzu Tafel »Samenformen«, mit Text), der ausgereifte Zustand der befruchteten Samenanlage (s. d.) der Blütenpflanzen, aus dem durch die Keimung ein neues Pflanzen individuum hervorgeht. Der wichtigste Teil des Samens… … Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon
Same — 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 … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
SAME — and similar can mean: * Not different : see Places*Same (ancient Greece) *Same (East Timor), the capital of the Manufahi district of East Timor *Same, New Guinea *Same District, a district in the Kilimanjaro Region of TanzaniaMusic* Same , a song … Wikipedia
same — perhaps abstracted from O.E. swa same the same as, but more likely from O.N. same, samr same, both from P.Gmc. *samon (Cf. O.S., O.H.G., Goth. sama, O.H.G. samant, Ger. samt together, with, Goth. samana together, Du. zamelen to collect, Ger … Etymology dictionary
same — ► ADJECTIVE 1) (the same) exactly alike; not different or changed. 2) (this/that same) referring to a person or thing just mentioned. ► PRONOUN 1) (the same) the same thing as previously mentioned. 2) ( … English terms dictionary
SAME — steht für: Same (Pflanze), der von einer Schutzhülle und dem Nährgewebe umgebene Keim (Embryo) Spermium, die Samenzelle Sami, Angehöriger der Samen (Volk) Same (Traktormarke) Same (Osttimor), die Hauptstadt des osttimorischen Distriktes Manufahi… … Deutsch Wikipedia
same — [sām] adj. [ME < ON samr, akin to Goth sama, OHG samo, OE same < IE * som , var. of base * sem , one, together, with > Sans saṃ, Gr homōs, alike, L simul, at the same time, similis, like] 1. being the very one; identical 2. alike in kind … English World dictionary