polysemous

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin polysēmus, from Ancient Greek πολύσημος ‎(polúsēmos), from πολύς ‎(polús, many) + σημαίνω ‎(sēmaínō, I signify, mean).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

polysemous ‎(not comparable)

  1. (linguistics) Having multiple meanings or interpretations.

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]