Synonyms of 'same'
1 identicalDictionary, similar, alike
The houses were all the same.
Nearly all the houses were identical.
The sisters looked very similar.
We are very alike.
a population having equal numbers of men and women
the twin spires of the cathedral
A unit of alcohol is equivalent to a glass of wine.
March and April sales this year were up 8 per cent on the corresponding period last year.
They should be paid the same wages for work of comparable value.
a duplicate copy
His greatest innovation was the use of interchangeable parts.
the very same
Those were his very words to me.
one and the same
3 aforementionedDictionary, aforesaid, selfsame
Wristwatches: £5. Inscription of same: £25.
4 unchangedDictionary, consistent, constant
Always taking the ingredients from here means the beers stay the same.
For many years prices have remained virtually unchanged.
He has never been the most consistent of players.
The temperature should be kept more or less constant.
Chips should be cut into uniform size and thickness.
It was his invariable custom to have one whisky before supper.
idioms:all the same
phrasethe same as
usage note:The use of same as in If you send us your order for the materials, we will deliver same tomorrow is common in business and official English. In general English, however, this use of the word is best avoided, as it may sound rather stilted: May I borrow your book? I will return it (not same) tomorrow.
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If you refer to the aforementioned person or subject, you mean the person or subject that has already been mentioned.
the aforementioned conference
Aforesaid means the same as aforementioned.
the aforesaid organizations and institutions
Thesaurus for same from the Collins English Thesaurus
If two or more things, actions, or qualities are the same , or if one is the same as another, they are very like each other in some way.