Homographs are two or more words that are spelled the same but have different meanings. If the words also have different pronunciations, they are also considered heteronyms.

Here is a list of homographs. Heteronyms are starred...

Hom"o*graph (?), n. [Gr. "omo`grafos with the same letters; "omo`s the same + gra`fein to write.] Philol.

One of two or more words identical in orthography, but having different derivations and meanings; as, fair, n., a market, and fair, a., beautiful.

 

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