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21 Words That End With NYM

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