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Different words that have the same meaning are synonyms. Words that are opposites are called antonyms. Words that sound the same but don't have the same meaning are homonyms or homophones.

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Q: Is there a term for words that are spelled differently but have the same meaning?
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What do you call the words that sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meaning?

homophone


What do you call words that sounds the same but have a different meaning?

Homophones or Homonyms Homophones are words that sound like other words but are spelled differently and have a different meaning Homonyms are words that sound the same AND are spelled the same but have different meanings


Words that mean the same but are spelled different?

Words that mean the same but spelled differently are called synonyms.


What are words that sound the same but are spelled and mean differently?

they spelt differently but they sound the same


What is the term for a word which is spelled the same and pronounced differently?

Words that are spelled the same but pronounced differently are HOMOGRAPHS (a type of HOMONYM).


What are words that are spelled differently but have the same meaning?

The reverse (words spelled the same but with different meanings) would be true homonyms if they sound the same (bat = baseball or flying mammal), or simply homographs if they have different sounds (lead = being ahead or the heavy element).Words spelled differently that mean about the same are synonyms.


Are the words days and daze homographs?

The words 'days' and 'daze' are not homographs: they have different meanings and are spelled differently. To be a homograph a word needs to be spelled the same but have a different meaning.


What are words that are spelled the same and mean the same but are spelled differently called?

well, you have a typo, but spelled the same/sound the same but mean different=homophones spelled differently, sound different, mean the same thing= homonyms


What is it called when words sound the same but spelled differently?

it is a homonym


What is the terms for words that are spelled differently but sound the same?

They are homophones.


What are words said differently but spelled the same way?

second


What do you call words spelled the same but pronounced differently?

They are homographs.


What are words called that sound the same but spelled differently?

Homophones


What are words called that are spelled differently but pronounced the same?

They are homophones.


What is it when two words are spelled differently but sound the same?

A synonym.


What is the term for words with the same rhyme but different meaning?

homophones if they are spelled differently or homographs if the are spelled the same. homophone:ate and eight homograph:rose(flower) and rose(past tense of rise)


Are homophones spelled both the same?

No. Homophones are words that sound the same, but are spelled differently (ex. pear, pair).


What is apperal definition?

what do u call a word that is spelled differently but has the same meaning


What are two words called that sound the same but are spelled differently?

Homonym .


What are synonoms?

2 words that mean the same thing but are spelled differently.


What two words would be pronounced the same but spelled differently?

Ware. Where. Their. There.


What is the difference in amigo in spanish and the word friend in English?

The two words have the same meaning in their respective languages. They're spelled differently, of course.


What 3 letter words are pronounced the same but spelled differently?

Two and Too


Words that have the same meaning but are spelled different?

they are homophones


What do you call words pronounced in the same way but spelled differently?

homographs or heteronyms or homophones.

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