homonymic
adjective see homonym

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • homonymic — homonym ► NOUN ▪ each of two or more words having the same spelling or pronunciation but different meanings and origins. DERIVATIVES homonymic adjective homonymous adjective homonymy noun. ORIGIN Greek hom numos having the same name , from homos… …   English terms dictionary

  • homonymic — See homonym. * * * …   Universalium

  • homonymic — adjective Having the same form (orthographic/phonetic) but unrelated meaning …   Wiktionary

  • homonymic — ho·mo·nym·ic· || ‚hÉ‘məʊ nɪmɪk /‚hÉ’m adj. pertaining to a homonym, pertaining to a word spelled and pronounced as another word but with a different meaning …   English contemporary dictionary

  • homonymic — homo·nym·ic …   English syllables

  • homonymic — adjective of or related to or being homonyms • Syn: ↑homonymous • Pertains to noun: ↑homonym (for: ↑homonymous), ↑homonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • homonym — homonymic, adj. homonymity, n. /hom euh nim/, n. 1. homophone (def. 1). 2. a word the same as another in sound and spelling but different in meaning, as chase to pursue and chase to ornament metal. 3. (loosely) homograph …   Universalium

  • General Chinese — (GC) is a phonetic system invented by Yuen Ren Chao to represent the pronunciations of all major Chinese dialects simultaneously. It can also be used for the Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese pronunciations of Chinese characters, and challenges… …   Wikipedia

  • Bicentennial of Chile — Commemorative statue of the Bicentennial of Chile, located in Plaza de la Ciudadanía, in front of La Moneda Palace, in Santiago. The Bicentennial of Chile (Spanish: Bicentenario de Chile) took place on September 18, 2010.[ …   Wikipedia

  • homonymous — adjective of or related to or being homonyms • Syn: ↑homonymic • Pertains to noun: ↑homonym, ↑homonym (for: ↑homonymic) …   Useful english dictionary

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