from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having the same sound.
- adj. Having or characterized by a single melodic line with accompaniment.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. having the same sound; being homophones
- adj. having a single, accompanied, melodic line; not polyphonic
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Originally, sounding alike; of the same pitch; unisonous; monodic.
- adj. Now used for plain harmony, note against note, as opposed to polyphonic harmony, in which the several parts move independently, each with its own melody.
- adj. Expressing the same sound by a different combination of letters.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as homophonous.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a single melodic line with accompaniment
- adj. having the same sound
From Greek homophōnos : homo-, homo- + phōnē, sound; see phone2.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)