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1. homonym

noun. ['ˈhɔmənɪm'] two words are homonyms if they are pronounced or spelled the same way but have different meanings.

Synonyms

  • homograph
  • homophone

Antonyms

  • antonym
  • categorem
  • synonym

Etymology

  • -onym (English)
  • ὄνυμα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • homo- (English)
  • homosexual (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Homonym

  • acronym
  • ganem
  • ganim

Example sentences of the word homonym


1. Noun, singular or mass
The examiner can read a word in the context of a sentence if it is a homonym.

Quotes containing the word homonym


1. The AP Stylebook is Useless {Couplet} I can't abbreviate abbreviation nor know how to initialize an acronym,I can find the contraction for contraction nor the précis for a homonym.
- Beryl Dov

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