how to pronounce same


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same is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of same in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… moms and i had the same time I met so …”

meanings of same


  1. Used to express the unity of an object or person which has various different descriptions or qualities.
  2. A reply of confirmation of identity.
  3. Similar, alike.
  4. Not different or other; not another or others; not different as regards self; selfsame; identical.
  5. Lacking variety from; indistinguishable.


  1. It or them, as above, meaning the last object mentioned, mainly as complement: on the same, for the same.
  2. The identical thing, ditto.
  3. Something similar, something of the identical type.
  4. It or them, without a connotation of similarity.


  1. A town in Tanzania.
  2. A district capital of Manufahi District in East Timor.


  1. Indicates the speaker's strong approval or agreement with the previous material.


  1. Together.

same frequency in english - A1 level of CEFR

the word same occurs in english on average 623.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics same can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that same can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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