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same

  

      adj   usually preceded by: the  
1    being the very one  
she is wearing the same hat she wore yesterday     
2   
a    being the one previously referred to; aforesaid  
b    (as n.)  
a note received about same     
3   
a    identical in kind, quantity, etc.  
two girls of the same age     
b    (as n.)  
we'd like the same, please     
4    unchanged in character or nature  
his attitude is the same as ever     
5    all the same  
a      (Also)    just the same   nevertheless; yet  
b    immaterial  
it's all the same to me     
      adv  
6    in an identical manner  
     (C12: from Old Norse samr; related to Old English adverbial phrase swa same likewise, Gothic sama, Latin similis, Greek homos same)  
The use of same exemplified 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 avoided: may I borrow your book? I'll return it (not same) tomorrow  
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exp.
think alike about a certain topic; be aligned in opinions; feel the same way about smth.
n.
A meeting of people who have the same interests, or belong to the same organization
I like conventions more than meeting with people who have nothing in common with me.
n.
watch a great number of episodes from the same television series in a row
portmanteau word: binge (excessive consumption of something) + watching
n.
a round and sweet fruit with pale, orange-colored skin that comes from a tree of the same name
n.
competitive set: a group of other brands offering a similar product or service, to the same consumers
n.
1. using copyright law to make a piece of work freely available and allowing its free distribution and modification (as long as its derivate versions follow the same copyright rules)
v.
to use something (an object or a substance) in a new way: not the same as "recycle"
can sometimes be translated as "détourner"
n.
a clusterfuck means several problems occurring at the same time
Mainly US usage, very colloquial/vulgar
adj.
term used for describing the lifestyle of married or unmarried long-term couples who don't live under the same roof
[Psych.] acronym: LAT. e.g LAT couples, LAT relationships
exp.
to do two things at the same time using the effort needed to do only one
adj.
belonging to same period;

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