For polysemous words, Membean teaches the meaning--and in some cases meanings--that are most commonly used in publications and literature, or the definitions that are most likely to be used on standardized tests, such as the PSAT, SAT or GRE (unsurprisingly the two often coincide).

For a more in-depth look at a polysemous word, our Word Constellation memlet illustrates the many different meanings of a word, and our SlowMo dictionary link, found at the bottom of each word page and on students' dashboards, also provides multiple definitions of a polysemous word.

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