Plural form: homophones. Homophones are words that sound the same but have different spellings and meanings e.g. their, there.
Example: She rode her bike along the road.
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Two or more words which are pronounced the same but have different spelling and meaning e.g. 'saw' (to cut) and 'sore' (hurting). Many puns are based on homophones.
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[n] - two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e.g. bare and bear)
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words which have the same sound as another but different meaning or different spelling: read/reed; pair/pear; right/write/rite. A homonym.
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Hom'o·phone noun [ Confer French homophone . See Homophonous .] 1. A letter or character which expresses a like sound with another. Gliddon. 2. A word having the same sound as another, but differing from it in mean...
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noun two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e.g. bare and bear)
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• (n.) A word having the same sound as another, but differing from it in meaning and usually in spelling; as, all and awl; bare and bear; rite, write, right, and wright. • (n.) A letter or character which expresses a like sound with another.
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homophone, homophonous 1. One of two or more words pronounced alike ('sound-alikes') but different in meaning or derivation and spelling (as all and awl; to, too, and two; rite, write, right, and wright; as well as, cite, sight, and site); also called a homonym. 2. A character or group of character...
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A homophone is a word that is pronounced the same as another word but differs in meaning. The words may be spelled the same, such as rose (flower) and rose (past tense of "rise"), or differently, such as carat, caret, and carrot, or to, two, and too. Homophones that are spelled the same are also bo...
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Word that sounds the same as another but has a different spelling and meaning. Examples are air and heir, right and write, and son and sun. Homophones are a source of spelling errors. The student needs to distinguish particularly betwee...
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