Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Same; like: homophone.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • same
  • of or pertaining to homosexuals or homosexuality
  • Used to form the names of compounds derived from simpler ones by addition of a methylene group

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A combining form from Gr. "omo`s, one and the same, common, joint.

Etymologies

Greek, from homos, same.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek ὁμός (homos, "same"). (Wiktionary)
From homosexual. (Wiktionary)
From homologue (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Clearly, when one talks about sexuality as an authentic expression of spirituality, one cannot exclude homo- sexuality.

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  • Instead of endlessly repeating the estimation of him as an austere stylist and Catholic/Jansenist spiritualist, recent writing has opened new aspects of his work, exploring such subjects as eroticism, both homo- , as in

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  • Even if sexual orientation were a choice, aren’t we a country where we’re supposed to be free to pursue our happiness, whether we’re hetero-, homo-, bi-, trans-, or even a-sexual?

    The God Box

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