English translation of समान
समानPowered by COBUILD /samana/
Definitions and Translations
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1. akin adjective after link verb
If one thing is akin to another, it is similar to it in some way. [formal] ⇒ The journey will be more akin to air travel than to a normal train.
2. alike adjective after link verb, adverb
If two or more people or things are alike, they are similar. ⇒ We looked very alike. ⇒ They assume that all men and women think alike.
3. common adjective
If something is common to two or more people or groups, it is possessed, done, or used by them all. ⇒ Such behaviour is common to all young people. ⇒ Moldavians and Romanians share a common language.
4. equal adjective
If two things are equal, or if one thing is equal to another, they are the same in size, number, or value. ⇒ ...equal numbers of men and women. ⇒ Research and teaching are of equal importance. ⇒ ...an amount equal to their monthly wages.
5. identical adjective
Things that are identical are exactly the same. ⇒ Nearly all the houses were identical.
6. like preposition
If you ask or talk about what someone or something is like, you are asking or talking about their qualities, features, or characteristics. ⇒ What was Bulgaria like?
7. same adjective
You use same to indicate that you are referring to only one place, time, or thing, and not to different ones. ⇒ Your birthday is on the same day as mine.
8. same adjective
If two or more things, actions, or qualities are the same, or if one is the same as another, the two are very similar or exactly like each other in some way. ⇒ The houses were all the same. ⇒ Driving a boat is not the same as driving a car. ⇒ Cut up the potatoes so that the pieces are all the same size.
9. symmetrical adjective
If something is symmetrical, it has two halves which are exactly the same, except that one half is the mirror image of the other. ⇒ ...rows of perfectly symmetrical windows.
10. tantamount adjective after link verb
If you say that one thing is tantamount to a second, more serious thing, you are emphasizing how bad or unfortunate the first thing is by saying it is almost the same as the second. [formal] ⇒ Slowing down can seem tantamount to admitting you're weak.
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Translation of समान from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary