homonymy definition

  • noun:
    • the standard or problem of being homonymous.
    • The property of being a homonym.
    • Sameness of title or designation; identity in relations.
    • Sameness of title or designation of things or persons that are different; ambiguity.
    • Sameness of name with a difference of definition; ambiguity; equivocation; specifically, in philology, the character of homonyms.
    • the relation between two terms being spelled the same way but differ in definition and/or relation between two words being pronounced exactly the same way but differ in indicating

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