A homonym is a word that is pronounced the same as another word with a different meaning.
When the words have the same spelling, they are known as homographs. When they have different spellings, they are called homophones.
Examples of HomonymsHere are some examples of homonyms:
(like = conjunction meaning as though and the verb to like)
Types of Homonym: Homographs and HomophonesThere are two types of homonyms:
These are words with the same spelling but different meanings:
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Click on the homonym: