Ono, Nym, Onym Word, Name

By: Angelica Sanchez

Acronym

An abbreviation formed by combining the initial letters in words or parts of a series of words

Anonymous

Not named of identified; done by someone unknown

Antonym

A word that means the opposite of another word

Eponym

A person for whom something, such as a city, building, or street, has been named

Heteronym

One of two more words that are spelled alike but have different meanings and pronunciations, such as "Bass voice" and "Bass, a fish"

Homonym

One of two or more words that are pronounced alike but have different spellings and meanings, such as "Isle" and "Aisle"

Onomatopoeia

The formations of words that imitate sounds associated with the objects or actions to which they refer

Oronym

A string of words that sounds the same as another string of words, such as "Gray day" and "Grade A"

Pseudonym

False name; a fictitious name

Synonym

One of two or more words that have the same meaning

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