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Dictionary entry overview: What does homophone mean?
• HOMOPHONE (noun)
The noun HOMOPHONE has 1 sense:
1. two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e.g. bare and bear)
Familiarity information: HOMOPHONE used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e.g. bare and bear)
Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
Hypernyms ("homophone" is a kind of...):
homonym (two words are homonyms if they are pronounced or spelled the same way but have different meanings)
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