1. Classify these lexical relations into these categories: ideographic synonymy, stylistic synonymy, perfect synonymy, simple antonymy, gradable antonymy, reverses, converses, taxonomic sisters, markedness, homographs, homophones, pure homonyms, polysemy, meronymy, hyponymy. For meronymy, specify the type of meronymic relationship.

Above - Below = Converses

Begin - Commence = Stylistic Synonymy

Dessert - Meal = Meronymy (feature-activity)

Red - Blue = Taxonomic Sisters

Dog - Bitch = Markedness

Open - Shut = Simple Antonyms

Scarlet - Red = Hyponymy

Before - After = Converses

Ball (I bounced the ball) - Ball (I went to the ball) = Pure Homonyms

Long - Short = Markedness

Lion - Mammal = Hyponymy

Slew - Slough = Homophones

Expect - Hope = Ideographic Synonymy

Collarbone - Clavicle = Perfect Synonymy

Motherboard - Computer = Meronymy (component-integral object)

Monday - Wednesday = Taxonomic Sisters

Good - Bad = Gradable Antonyms

Enter - Leave = Reverses

Hook (fishhook) - Hook (punch) = Polysemy

Pass - Fail = Simple Antonyms

Easy - Difficult = Gradable Antonyms

Come - Go = Reverses

Horse - Steed = Stylistic Synonymy


2. What is homonymy?

A. When a word has two or more unrelated senses.

B. When a word has two or more related senses.

C. When multiple words share the same meaning.

D. The lexical relation of inclusion of one class in another.


3. What is polysemy?

A. When a word has two or more unrelated meaning.

B. When two words have opposite meanings.

C. The part-whole relationship between lexical items.

D. When a word has two or more related meanings.