What is another word for Doublets?

Pronunciation: [dˈʌbləts] (IPA)

Doublets are pairs of words that have the same etymology but differ in spelling and pronunciation. Some synonyms for "doublets" include "cognates", "lexical twins", "etymological duplicates", and "homographs". Cognates refer to words that share a common origin and have similar meanings in different languages. Lexical twins, on the other hand, are words that share the same spelling and pronunciation but have different meanings. Etymological duplicates describe words that have the same origin and similar meanings but differ in spelling and/or pronunciation. Lastly, homographs are words that have the same spelling but different meanings and pronunciations.

What are the hypernyms for Doublets?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for Doublets?

The antonyms for the word "Doublets" are words that are opposite in meaning to "Doublets." Some of the antonyms for "Doublets" are singular, singularly, unique, one and only, unmatched, and exclusive. These antonyms describe things that are one of a kind, unparalleled, or singular in nature. They indicate a unique quality, that is not found in any other thing or entity. While "Doublets" signify a pair of words that have the same historical derivation but whose meaning or spelling have diverged over time. Hence, these antonyms and Doublets are contrasting concepts that play an essential role in the English language.

What are the antonyms for Doublets?

Usage examples for Doublets

Many of the younger men too had succumbed to the same influence and appeared in long skin-tight hose and bobby little Doublets edged with fur.
"Under the Skylights"
Henry Blake Fuller
I sank it through the crimson velvet of his rich Doublets straight at the spot where his heart should be-if he were so human as to have a heart.
"The Shame of Motley"
Raphael Sabatini
All sorts of fantastic and not-fantastic Doublets may be traced throughout: and I am not certain that Parson Trulliber's majestic doctrine that no man, even in his own house, shall drink when he "caaled vurst" is not a demoniacally ingenious travesty of Pamela's characteristic casuistry, when she says that she will do anything to propitiate Lady Davers, but she will not "fill wine" to her in her own husband's house.
"The English Novel"
George Saintsbury

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