Where can I find 10 homonyms

Words with multiple meanings

There are words that are the same, but ambiguous are, i.e. have two or more different meanings.
These are also known as Homonyms designated.

Examples:

  • wing (Instrument and body part of a bird)
  • Bank (Seating and financial institution)
  • earth (Planet and material in the garden)

When is which meaning meant?

in the context it usually quickly becomes clear what meaning of a word is meant.

Only when a word stands alone do you have to consider what the meaning of the term has at this point.

Unlock the context, which contains the homonym!

An example

  • Kathrin turns the key in the lock to lock.

    The lock in the sense of "door lock".
  • The queen and the king live in the castle.

    The castle in the sense of "palace".

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Ambiguous words in the dictionary

in the dictionary you can look up all the meanings of a word.
The different meanings are each numbered, i.e. provided with digits:

jaw

  1. Conifer

  2. A skull bone

Distinguish homonyms

In some cases, homonyms have the same form but differ in their form items or theirs Plural form.

Example:

  • The volume, the volumes → Book of a multi-volume series
  • The tape, the tapes → narrow stripe
  • The band, the bands → music group

Differentiate between homonyms, synonyms and antonyms

In addition to the Homonyms there are other forms: the Synonyms and antonyms. Do you want to know more? No problem!
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