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hom·o·graph

 (hŏm′ə-grăf′, hō′mə-)
n.
One of two or more words that have the same spelling but differ in origin, meaning, and sometimes pronunciation, such as fair (pleasing in appearance) and fair (market) or wind (wĭnd) and wind (wīnd).

hom′o·graph′ic adj.

homograph

(ˈhɒməˌɡræf; -ˌɡrɑːf)
n
(Linguistics) one of a group of words spelt in the same way but having different meanings. Compare heteronym
ˌhomoˈgraphic adj

hom•o•graph

(ˈhɒm əˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf, ˈhoʊ mə-)

n.
a word of the same written form as another but of different meaning and usu. origin, whether pronounced the same way or not, as bear1 “to carry; support” and bear2 “animal” or lead1 “to conduct” and lead2 “metal.”
[1800–10]
hom`o•graph′ic (-ˈgræf ɪk) adj.
syn: See homonym.

homograph

A word with the same spelling as another word but a different meaning.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homograph - two words are homographs if they are spelled the same way but differ in meaning (e.g. fair)
homonym - two words are homonyms if they are pronounced or spelled the same way but have different meanings
Translations
homograf
Homograph
‏הומוגרף
homografistopisnica
同音異義語同音語
homograf
eş sesli
多音字

homograph

[ˈhɒməʊgrɑːf] Nhomógrafo m

homograph

nHomograf nt
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