The words teamed, teemed sound the same but have different meanings and spellings. Why do teamed, teemed sound the same even though they are completely different words?
The answer is simple: teamed, teemed are homophones of the English language.
Simple past tense and past participle of team.
Associated with others in a team
Simple past tense and past participle of teem.
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Homophones (literally "same sound") are usually defined as words that share the same pronunciation, regardless of how they are spelled.