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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Two words that are spelled the same way but differ in meaning.

Usage examples (21)
  • Homographs - A homograph is a word that is spelt the same, but has a different meaning.
  • A heteronym is a homograph with differing meaning and pronunciation.
  • The phrase 'body of Christ' is a homograph: it has two distinct meanings.
  • Interesting that the homograph and heteronym pages missed a few, like Nice/nice. for more
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