What do you call a pair of words that are spelled the same but have different meanings?
Those would be called homographs.
We call them homophones.
Homographs are words that are spelled the same but have different meanings. Homonyms are words that sound alike but have different meanings. Words that both sound the same and are spelled the same and both homonyms (same sound) Fair, as in country fair and fair as in reasonable for example
those words are called homophones
Words that are spelled the same but have different meanings are called homographs. fuse few budge dust clue must saw us their after
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
It's a complex question with a variety of groups that have subtle differences among them. A general term that answers your question is homograph. Homographs are words that are spelled the same but have different unrelated meanings. This is different from words that are spelled the same and have different but related meanings. These words are called polysemes.. Often, homographs are pronounced differently: I stood close to my dad to feel more safe. Mom asked… Read More
Heteronym A heteronym is a word that is spelled and sounds the same but has different meanings. An example of this is the word 'lick'. You can lick an ice cream cone (eating using only your tongue) or lick someone in a fight (defeat the person physically). . Homonym A heteronym is a subset of the homonyms. Homonyms sound the same, and they can be, but are not necessarily spelled in the same way. An… Read More
These are homonyms or homophones.
What do you call it when a word like bass mean a fish and a guitar They have two different meanings and they are said differently?
homograph. these are words which are written in the same way but have different meanings.
The words are called "homographs," a type of homonym. Examples are the words bear (animal, or to carry) and left (direction, or remaining amount). The larger set of words that are referred to as homonyms are words that are spelled differently but sound the same: these are called homophones.
In England, a 'biscuit' is what the US would call a 'cookie'. In England, we say cookie too, but we use the former to desribe hard baked snacks, and the latter for softer, doughy ones. What an American would call a 'biscuit', we'd say 'scone'.
One word with many meanings is a homograph.
They are called Homophones which has 3 syllables and starts with a H
"Call" has a few meanings which have different words in Hebrew. Mainly: 1. Calling someone by their name, or summoning them, is "Likro". 2. Calling someone on the phone is "Lehit'ka'sher".
Sound-alikes or homophones are words that have varying methods of spelling, yet sound the same.
A word that has another word derived from it is called an Eponym. The two words will usually have different meanings.
Both - they have extremely different meanings. You should probably check the meanings of What & How. An example of what - Pig, Trash, "your nickname", George. An example of how - by telephone, by cell, yell out the back door, tap on the window.
We call it a palindrome.
Similar Sounding Words A homonym means a word that has the same sound and sometimes, but not always, the same spelling but has a different meaning, for example: • right (correct) and write (to record)
What do you call a word which is spelled the same but is pronouced two different ways eg. Tear-A physical act of emotion and tear-to rip something?
They are homonyms - in the strict sense, one of a group of words that share the same spelling and the same pronunciation but have different meanings. I found out that their actually called homographs! Homonyms are pronouced the same eg fair-a funfair or fair- she had fair skin Other examples of homographs: Live-present Live-life
you call them homonyms. Homonyms - Words that sound the same but are spelled differently
It's a contraction of the name "National Socialist" in its own, German, language.
All chickens communicate. Different sounds have different meanings. Clucks , chirps, rumbles and crowing are standard sounds made by all chickens.
It is sometimes called a semordnilap (the word palindrome spelled backward). Some common semordnilaps are saw/was, liar/rail, diaper/repaid, and desserts/stressed.
They are homographs.
They are homophones.
Apex (Academic words)
Words that form others when spelled backwards are known as palindromic words. This applies to phrases as well. However, "drapel" is not, because "lepard" is spelled "leopard".
What do you call words that are spelled different but mean the same of which an example would be the words quire and choir?
The general term for different words that mean the same thing is "synonyms". When the words also sound alike (as with the archaic "quire" and modern "choir"), they are considered variant spellings of the same word.
They are called palindromes.
They are called homophones.
They're called palindromes.
They are called palindromes.
The Festival of Lights or Eight days of AWESOMENESS. Its also spelled many different ways. Chanukkah, chanukah, or Chanuka.
Synonyms are words that have the same or similar meanings (although not in every use).
Palindromes are words, names, or sentences spelled the same backwards and forwards, like pop, Otto, and "Able was I ere I saw Elba."
Those words are Homonyms! Because of them, we can have words like sail and sale, right and write, or even words spelled the same like nail and file, and have them sound the same while meaning completely different things.
One common term is semordnilap (the word palindrome spelled backwards). Palindromes, like radar and racecar, spell the same word forward or backward. Semordnilaps are different real words when spelled backwards, such as was/saw, liar/rail, diaper/repaid, and desserts/stressed. Other terms for these words are opisograms, or reverse anagrams. (see related link)
They're called palindromes.
Academic words Technical terms Jargon
homographs or heteronyms or homophones.
An Ambiguous Sentence
When speaking of the flavor of a word as in the extra understood meanings that it carries in addition to its main meaning these extra meanings are called?
They can be called secondary meanings. Some secondary meanings may have nothing to do with the word in context. If you are talking about secondary meanings that color the word in context, I would call the other meanings 'nuance'.
Just calling them "religious groups" is fine. On the other hand, there are several related terms, such as "religions", "sects", and "denominations". Note that these have somewhat different meanings from one another.