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21 Words That End With NYM

Part of Speech:
Word Definitions Synonyms
acronym (noun) a word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name and pronounced as one word Synonyms: initialism
anonym (noun) a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role Synonyms: nom de guerre, pseudonym
antonym (noun) a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other Synonyms: opposite, opposite word
eponym (noun) the person for whom something is named
(noun) the name derived from a person (real or imaginary)
hagionym (noun) The name of a Saint taken as a proper name.
heteronym (noun) two words are heteronyms if they are spelled the same way but differ in pronunciation
holonym (noun) a word that names the whole of which a given word is a part Synonyms: whole name
homonym (noun) two words are homonyms if they are pronounced and spelled the same way but have different meanings
hypernym (noun) a word that is more generic than a given word Synonyms: superordinate, superordinate word
hyponym (noun) a word that is more specific than a given word Synonyms: subordinate, subordinate word
meronym (noun) a word that names a part of a larger whole Synonyms: part name
metonym (noun) a word that denotes one thing but refers to a related thing
microtoponym (noun) a name of a "minor" or small natural feature (e.g., a field, path, bridge, ditch, etc.).
paronym (noun) a word that strongly resembles another word in spelling
patronym (noun) a family name derived from name of your father or a paternal ancestor (especially with an affix (such as -son in English or O'- in Irish) added to the name of your father or a paternal ancestor) Synonyms: patronymic
pertainym (noun) meaning relating to or pertaining to
pseudonym (noun) a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role Synonyms: nom de guerre, anonym
retronym (noun) a word introduced because an existing term has become inadequate
synonym (noun) two words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context Synonyms: equivalent word
toponym (noun) the name by which a geographical place is known Synonyms: place name
troponym (noun) a word that denotes a manner of doing something Synonyms: manner name

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