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Homograph Definition

Two or more words which share the same spelling but are pronounced differently and have different meanings e.g. 'tear' and 'tear'.


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Other Homograph Definition

[n] two words are homographs if they are spelled the same way but differ in meaning (e.g. fair)

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\Hom"o*graph\, n. [Gr. "omo`grafos with the same letters; "omo`s the same + gra`fein to write.] (Philol.) One of two or more words identical in orthography, but having different derivations and meanings; as, fair, n., a market, and fair, a., beautiful.

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