What words are spelled the same but have different meanings and pronunciations?

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While these words are sometimes called "homonyms" (same words), they are more accurately called homographs (same writing). The term homonym is more frequently applied to words that are spelled differently but sound the same (homophones). Homographs are often impossible to identify without context clues.

Homographs often appear as noun/verb pairs such as
tear (crying) and tear (to rip)
mean (cruel), mean (an average), and mean (defines)


There is a large list of homograph examples at the related link.
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Examples for same pronunciation and spelling but different meaning?

"Homonyms" with identical spelling, and identical pronuciation, resulting from the use of different root languages to form different parts of speech. The often-quoted examples

List of words which have the same pronunciation and spelling but different meaning?

Here are a few: . Bow - The bow of a ship OR to bow to an audience at the end of a performance. . Draw - To truce ( unable to go any further or to gain the same result )

What are words that have the same spelling but different pronunciation and different meanings?

Words that have the same spelling but different meanings are called homonyms . Examples are beat (rhythm) and beat (to whip, as eggs). But this term is also (confusingly) use