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MONOSEMY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does monosemy mean? 

MONOSEMY (noun)
  The noun MONOSEMY has 1 sense:

1. having a single meaning (absence of ambiguity) usually of individual words or phrases

  Familiarity information: MONOSEMY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MONOSEMY (noun)


Sense 1monosemy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Having a single meaning (absence of ambiguity) usually of individual words or phrases

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("monosemy" is a kind of...):

clarity; clearness; limpidity; lucidity; lucidness; pellucidity (free from obscurity and easy to understand; the comprehensibility of clear expression)

Antonym:

polysemy (the ambiguity of an individual word or phrase that can be used (in different contexts) to express two or more different meanings)


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