One of two or more words identical in orthography, but having different derivations and meanings; as, fair, n., a market, and fair, a., beautiful.
A word which has the same spelling but different meanings, e.g. lead as a verb "to lead" and as two different nouns: "a leash", and the metal.
Written words which have the same spelling but different pronunciations e.g. 'lead' can mean either a metal or the present tense of a verb with the past tense 'led', and in each case the pronuncation is different. See also Homophone
2,3,4,5 A word with the same spelling as another word, whether or not pronounced alike, as pen (a writing instrument) vs. pen (an enclosure) or bow (and arrow) vs. bow (of a ship).
two or more words that are spelled the same, sound different, and have different meanings; e.g., bow (and arrow) vs. bow (of a ship)
A term with the same spelling as, but a different meaning from, another term.
two words are homographs if they are spelled the same way but differ in meaning (e.g. fair)
a "word of the same written form as another but of a different origin and meaning
a word that has the same spelling and pronunciation as another word, but it has a completely different meaning
a word that has the same spelling as another but has a different meaning and pronunciation
a word that is spelled the same as another word but that differs in meaning and origin
a word which has exactly the same spelling as another word but a different pronunciation or meaning
A word that has the same written form as another word but differs in meaning and/or pronunciation; for example, lead the verb ("guide") and lead the noun ("heavy metal").
word having the same spelling as another word but a different meaning and origin. Bow, a tie and bow, to bend, are homographs.
Two words, both with the same construction, but with different meanings, Example: Lead can be either a very heavy silvery metal or to show someone the way. Synonym: Homonym.
See under Homonym
A word that is spelled in the same way as one or more other words, but is different in meaning.
A homograph is a word that is spelled the same but not necessarily pronounced the same or has the same meaning as another. Example: Lead (verb: â€œguide somebodyâ€) vs. Lead (noun: â€œa mineralâ€)
One of two or more words spelled alike but different in meaning and derivation or pronunciation (e.g. the noun conduct and the verb conduct). See Homonym, Homophone
One of two or more words alike in spelling but different in meaning, derivation, or pronunciation; for example, the noun con duct and the verb con duct are homographs
One of two or more words that have the same spelling, but different meanings and origins. In controlled vocabularies, homographs are generally distinguished by qualifiers.
In SYSTRAN terminology, one of two or more words that have the same spelling and are different parts of speech (for example, noun and verb, or adjective and verb). For example, head as in head west or on the head, and light, as in the light box and light the match.
One of two or more linguistic forms that are spelled alike, but different in function or meaning or in pronunciation. Example: bank 'river bank' and bank 'financial institution' (different meaning) read (infinitive) and read (participle) (different pronunciation)
Two words that have the same spelling but different meanings and/or origins and may differ in pronunciation. Example: "the bow of a ship" and "a hair bow"
A word with the same spelling as another word but having a different meaning or sometimes a different pronunciation. Example: Bow, as in bow and arrow compared to bow of a ship.
Two or more words which share the same spelling but are pronounced differently and have different meanings e.g. 'tear' and 'tear'.