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homonym


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Homonym  \Hom"o*nym\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  homonyme.  See  {Homonymous}.] 
  A  word  having  the  same  sound  as  another,  but  differing  from 
  it  in  meaning;  as  the  noun  bear  and  the  verb  bear.  [Written 
  also  {homonyme}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  homonym 
  n  :  two  words  are  homonyms  if  they  are  pronounced  or  spelled  the 
  same  way  but  have  different  meanings 




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