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Pronunciation of Same: Learn how to pronounce Same in English correctly

Learn how to say Same correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word same:

adjective
(the same)
1identical; not different:
she was saying the same thing over and over
I have never made the same mistake since
I’m the same age as you are
the very same people who practised all the rules are now the most sceptical
[with clause]:
he put on the same costume that he had worn in Ottawa
she was still the same old Beth
not having changed; unchanged:
he’s worked at the same place for quite a few years
used to emphasize that one is referring to a particular, unique person or thing:
people will always notice if you wear the same shirt two days running
they drank out of the same glass
(this/that same) referring to a person or thing just mentioned:
that same year I went to Boston
2of an identical type; exactly similar:
they all wore the same clothes
pronoun
1 (the same) the same thing as something previously mentioned:
I’ll resign and encourage everyone else to do the same
(chiefly in formal or legal use) the person or thing just mentioned:
put the tailboard up and secure same with a length of wire
2people or things that are identical or share the same characteristics:
there are several brands and they’re not all the same
adverb
similarly; in the same way:
treating women the same as men
he gave me five dollars, same as usual
Phrases
all (or just) the same
in spite of this; nevertheless:
she knew they had meant it kindly, but it had hurt all the same
in any case; anyway:
thanks all the same, but I’ve something better to do
at the same time
1see time.
be all the same to
be unimportant to (someone) what happens:
it was all the same to me where it was being sold
by the same token
see token.
one and the same
the same person or thing (used for emphasis).
same again
another drink of the same kind as the last (said as a request or offer).
same difference
informal used to express the speaker’s belief that two or more things are essentially the same, in spite of apparent differences:
‘Jesuits, Christians, same difference’, the doctor said
same here
informal the same applies to me.
same old, same old
used to convey that something is drearily predictable or familiar:
the game’s fantasy setting is the same old, same old
(the) same to you!
may you do or have the same thing (a response to a greeting or insult).
Origin:
Middle English: from Old Norse sami, from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit sama, Greek homos