Definition of Paronym. Meaning of Paronym. Synonyms of Paronym

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Definition of Paronym

Paronym
Paronym Par"o*nym, n. A paronymous word. [Written also paronyme.]

Meaning of Paronym from wikipedia

- Paronyms are words that are pronounced or written in a similar way but which have different lexical meanings. Paronyms contrast with homonyms, which are...
- refer to: the French word derived from the Germanic word for "brown" (paronym with brin); if applied to hair, see brunette Brun (grape), another name...
- having the same root or stem as another — also known as paronym. Compare exonym, heteronym, paronym, and synonym. 2: one person's surname that is the same...
- the word 'pataphysics carry the apostrophe. The term pataphysics is a paronym (considered a kind of pun in French) of metaphysics. Since the apostrophe...
- these words "aloof", because "aloof" is itself an example of such a word. Paronym Augarde, Tony Oxford Guide to Word Games Oxford University Press, 2nd ed...
- hyponym, hyponymy, meronym, meronymy, metonym, metonymy, metronymic, paronym, paronymous, pseudonym, pseudonymous, synonym, synonymous, synonymy, tautonym...
- early texts describe de 德 as an acquired quality, he proposes it is a paronym of de 得 "to acquire; to obtain", which is a common definition of de "power;...
- 2003 devoted to PC gaming and published bi-monthly. Canard PC title is a paronym from Canard WC which is the French name for Toilet Duck. Canard PC's independence...
- muni****lity received the name of "Veracruz" (Spanish: [beɾaˈkɾuθ]). The paronym Veracuz (Spanish: [beɾaˈkɾuθ]) is a Hispanicization too of the traditional...
- paronymic attraction is the distorting effect exerted on a word by one of its paronyms (that is, a quasi-homonym). Paronymic attraction is the origin of many...
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