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homonymous

 [ho-mon´ĭ-mus]
1. having the same or corresponding sound or name.
2. standing in the same relation.

ho·mon·y·mous

(hō-mon'i-mŭs), Do not confuse this word with homonomous.
Having the same name or expressed in the same terms, for example, the corresponding halves (right or left, superior or inferior) of the retinas.
[G. homōnymous, of the same name, fr. onyma, name]

ho·mon·y·mous

(hŏ-mon'i-mŭs)
Having the same name or expressed in the same terms, e.g., the corresponding halves (right or left, superior or inferior) of the retinas.
[G. homōnymous, of the same name, fr. onyma, name]

homonymous

Corresponding to the same side, as in HOMONYMOUS HEMIANOPIA.
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Shields translates it this way: "being is spoken of in many ways, but with respect to one thing and some one nature and not homonymously (Met.
For, just as its own body is an external thing whose actuality and truth lies in the inner soul that animates it--for, its hands are what they are precisely insofar as they function as the concrete medium through which the living self actively affirms and actualizes itself, and if cut off would be, as Aristotle argued, hands only homonymously called (42)--so too is the external world experienced as having its truth and actuality precisely insofar as it is concretely plugged into, and thus animated by, a living process of the self-affirming organism.
The implied conclusion is that the soul is the essence of the body, and if the soul were taken away from the body it would be a body only homonymously.
(19) See Politics 1.2.1253a20-5 which uses the premise, "everything is defined in terms of its function and power," to argue that a hand or foot separated from the whole animal should no longer be called a hand or foot except homonymously. See also Parts of Animals 1.1.640b35-641a6.
(31) One must extend the whole nature of place to all things whatsoever which exist as entities contained in entities of another land, not speaking homonymously but applying the same statement concerning the genus.