Sunday, May 9, 2010

Homonym

Homonym is a word that sounds the same as another but is different in meaning.

air - heir, allowed - aloud, ate - eight, bad - bade, bail - bale, ball - bawl, bare - bear, beach - beech, bean - been, beat - beet, bell - belle, birth - berth, blue - blew, boar - bore, board - bored, bow - bough, boy - buoy, brake - break, buy - by/bye, ceiling - sealing, cell - sell, cent - sent, cheap - cheep, check - cheque, coarse - course, dear - deer, die - dye, ewe - you, fair - fare, feat - feet, find - fined, flea - flee, flew - flu, flour - flower, fool - full, fore - four, foul - fowl, fur - fir, gait - gate, groan - grown, hair - hare, hall - haul, heal - heel, hear - here, heard - herd, higher - hire, him - hymn, hole - whole, hour - our, idle - idol, key - quay, knew - new, knight - night, knot - not, knows - nose, lain - lane, lead - led, leak - leek, lessen - lesson, loan - lone, made - maid, mail - male, main - mane, mare - mayor, meat - meet, medal - meddle, missed - mist, muscle - mussel, none - nun, oar - ore, one - won, pail - pale, pain - pane, pair - pear, peace - piece, peal - peel, plain - plane, pore - pour, practice - practise, praise - prays, pray - prey, principal - principle, profit - prophet, rain - reign, rap - wrap, read - reed, read - red, right - write, ring - wring, road - rode, role - roll, root - route, rose - rows, sale - sail, scene - seen, sea - see, seam - seem, sew - sow, sight - site, soar - sore, sole - soul, son - sun, soot - suit, stair - stare, stake - steak, steal - steel, stile - style, suite - sweet, tail - tale, tear - tier, their - there, threw - through, throne - thrown, tide - tied, to - two, told - tolled, vain - vein, vale - veil, waist - waste, wait - weight, weak - week, wood - would, yoke - yolk, yore - your.

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