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    Got a simple question. Just cant remeber the answer....
    What word is defined as sounding the same with different spelling and meaning...(ie rite, right, read, reed...and so on ) thanks

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    Default Re: word definition

    Quote Originally Posted by speegs
    Got a simple question. Just cant remeber the answer....
    What word is defined as sounding the same with different spelling and meaning...(ie rite, right, read, reed...and so on ) thanks
    It's called a "homophone"

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