Homophone, Homonym, Synonym

Do you know the difference between homophone, homonym and synonym?

In a nut shell:

  • synonym – a word with the same meaning
  • homonym – a word with the same spelling and different meaning
  • homophone – a word with the same pronunciation (can have different spelling and different meaning)

See more details in these diagrams:

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Sources: Wikimedia 1, 2

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