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Homophone vs. Homophonic

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Homophonenoun

A word which is pronounced the same as another word but differs in spelling or meaning or origin.

Homophonicadjective

(linguistics) Having the same sound; being homophones.

Homophonenoun

A letter or group of letters which are pronounced the same as another letter or group of letters.

Homophonicadjective

(music) Having a single, accompanied, melodic line; not polyphonic.

Homophonenoun

A letter or character which expresses a like sound with another.

Homophonicadjective

Originally, sounding alike; of the same pitch; unisonous; monodic.

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Homophonenoun

A word having the same sound as another, but differing from it in meaning and usually in spelling; as, all and awl; bare and bear; rite, write, right, and wright.

Homophonicadjective

Expressing the same sound by a different combination of letters; as, bay and bey.

Homophonenoun

two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e.g. bare and bear)

Homophonicadjective

having the same sound

Homophonenoun

each of two or more words having the same pronunciation but different meanings, origins, or spelling.

Homophonicadjective

having a single melodic line with accompaniment

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Homophonenoun

each of a set of symbols denoting the same sound or group of sounds.

Homophone

A homophone is a word that is pronounced the same (to varying extent) as another word but differs in meaning. A homophone may also differ in spelling.

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