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200 Homonyms

200 Homonyms

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200 Homonyms, Homophones, and Homographs

Homonyms, homophones, and homographs are words that are easily confused because they look alike or sound alike (or both) but have different meanings. These charts--which list some of the most common homonyms, homophones, and homographs--should help you to recognize the differences between many commonly confused words.
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. accept/except to buy/by/bye capital/capitol to eminent/imminent fair/fare to lie/lye meat/meet/mete to role/roll scene/seen to whine/wine

Homonyms, Homophones, and Homographs (A-B)
accept - take in ad - advertisement advice - guidance aid - assist, assistance ail - to suffer poor health air - atmosphere aisle - a passage allusion - an indirect reference ate - past tense of eat bail - to clear water band - a ring, something that binds bare - uncovered bases - starting points beat - to strike, overcome blew - past tense of blow bread - baked food item buy - purchase except - other than add - join, combine advise - recommend aide - one who gives assistance ale - a beverage heir - one who inherits property I'll - contraction of I will isle – island illusion - false appearance eight - the number 8 bail - release of a prisoner band - a group bear - large animal bases - four stations on a baseball field beat - exhausted blue - the color bred - produced by - near, through bye - goodbye bale - a large bundle banned prohibited bear - support, yield basis - a basic principle beet - a plant with red roots

altar - table in a church alter - to change

gathering. capital .expire discreet .to abandon die .color discrete .to give up for money scent .setting. homophones.the animal desert .a coat or covering flee . fair .rough complement .draw out eminent distinguished course .mention.place sent .make complete conduct .distinct duel .chief city sealing .fight illicit . impartial find . and homographs--words that are easily confused because they look alike or sound alike (or both) but have different meanings.E) Chart two of common homonyms.plural of day dear .fee for transportation .pleasing.gnaws with teeth capital .loved one.vision coarse .a pine tree flea .locate fir .after-dinner treat Homonyms. and Homographs (C . fastening sell .punishable by death ceiling .tactful dual .insect fair .soon dessert .building where legislature meets cite .assembly days . valued desert . Homophones. to advise daze . and homographs--words that are easily confused because they look alike or sound alike (or both) but have different meanings.past tense of send capitol . exhibition fined . and Homographs (F .dry land dye .behavior council .Homonyms.L) Chart three of common homonyms.stun deer .path.to lead counsel .a penny chews . Homophones.top of a room cell .an odor choose . homophones. quote sight .small unit cent . procedure compliment praise conduct .illegal imminent .advice.charged (past tense of fine) fur .to escape fare .double elicit .to select site .

a container pair .past form of pass patience .remove. and Homographs (M .to carry here .past tense of mist .to recline horse .preface grate .negative lead .two of something passed .front. dormitory hear .to understand lead .large.R) Chart four of common homonyms.jelly no .a light rain miss one .taller. Homophones.to direct lesson .part of a door or window Homonyms.flour .the fruit past (preposition) . superior four .plant for .past tense of win pale .the number 1 pail .listen fore .to force or block know . more hire .a frame grown .related to direction grate . homophones. cut back past .past tense of lead (directed) jamb .not bright or colorful pare .milled wheat flower .used in making soap led .this place great . meat .someone under legal age mete .moan hall .to employ advanced hoarse .a worker in a mine meet .it is jam .(possessive pronoun) jam .an example or unit of instruction lie .auditorium.rough sounding its .the number 4 higher .matured haul .endurance won .to irritate groan .lesser or smaller missed .the animal it's .a previous time patients . and homographs--words that are easily confused because they look alike or sound alike (or both) but have different meanings.to decrease lie .tell an untruth lye . forward forward .food miner .(preposition) foreword .to encounter minor .to give out minor .the metal lessen .people under pear .

step sheer .rear part team . unadorned pore .to rise or fly stair . or showing wind direction crack .pointed piece of steak .rising and falling of water vain .rule Homonyms.gain raise .past tense of throw tide . and Homographs (S . part piece .W) Chart five of common homonyms.a portion plain .beams of light rap .hurt stare . fruitless stationery .to read carefully principal .lift rap .a blood vane .hip-hop roll .setting or a part of a play sale .group threw .to cause to flow principle .someone who foretells events rays . Homophones.cover.character.to cut soar .simple. sail .a portion of bread plane .absence of conflict plain .writing materials tale . homophones.a line formed by seem .to be present in large quantity through . conceal roll .the act of selling seen .to appear joining two pieces shear .main.treeless land poor .aircraft pour .lacking possessions principal .fabric used to move a ship scene . most important profit . and homographs--words that are easily confused because they look alike or sound alike (or both) but have different meanings.a slice of beef wood stationary .fastened vein .gaze stake .knock role .story teem . streak.unmoving tail .(preposition) tied .demolish wrap .to move forward raze .head of a school prophet .medical care peace .conceited.past participle of see seam .device for vessel.transparent sore .

seven days whether .frail. wear away weigh .com .if wine . not strong weather .complain waste .to measure week .mid-section of the body way .an alcoholic drink Website: http://grammar.atmospheric conditions whine .waist .about.to spend.a course or manner weak .

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