Homographs

Homographs

Homograph (ho·​mo·​graph) Definition of Homograph 1. One of two or more words spelled alike but different in meaning, or derivation or pronunciation (such as the bow of a ship, a bow and arrow). What is a Homograph?...
Heteronyms

Heteronyms

Heteronym (het·​ero·​nym) Definition of Heteronym One of two or more homographs (such as a bass voice and bass, a fish) that differ in pronunciation and meaning. What is a Heteronym A heteronym one of two or more words spelled alike but with different...
Homophones

Homophones

Homophone (ho·​mo·​phone) Definition of Homophone 1. one of two or more words pronounced alike but different in meaning or derivation or spelling (such as the words to, too, and two) 2: a character or group of characters pronounced the same as...
Homonyms

Homonyms

Homonym noun (hom·​onym) Definition of Homonym Grammar: One of two or more words having the same spelling or the same pronunciation (with or without the same spelling) but different meanings. What is a Homonym? Homonyms can be homophones, homographs or both....