What are the 20 examples of homonyms?

Homonyms, Homophones, and Homographs
accept – take inexcept – other than
real – factualreel – roll
right – correct; not leftwrite – scribble
ring – encirclewring – squeeze
road – streetrode – past tense of ride
16 Jul 2019

What words are Spelt the same but said differently?

There are many English words that are spelled the same but pronounced differently. Such words are called heteronyms (more loosely also homographs, but homographs can also be pronounced the same; they just mean different things).

What are two words spelled the same with different meanings?

Homonyms are words which sound alike or are spelled alike but have different meanings. In a strict sense, a homonym is a word that both sounds and is spelled the same as another word. Think of the word “lie” which can mean “not true” or “horizontal or resting position.” They are written and pronounced the same.

What words have 2 meanings?

Homonyms, or multiple–meaning words, are words that have the same spelling and usually sound alike but have different meanings (e.g. Bark– dog bark, tree bark).

What are 15 examples of homonyms?

15 Examples of Homonyms, Definition and Example Sentences
  • Wreak – Reek:
  • Route – Root:
  • Cent – Sent – Scent:
  • Cell – Sell:
  • Allowed – Aloud:
  • Chance – Chants:
  • Seas – seize:

What are the 10 homonyms?

10 Homonyms with Meanings and Sentences
  • Cache – Cash:
  • Scents – Sense:
  • Chile – Chili:
  • Choir – Quire:
  • Site – Sight:
  • Facts- Fax:
  • Finnish – Finish:

Can you find at least 20 words?

Answer: Teachers, cheaters, hectare, reteach, create, there, creates, three, ache, hater, react, chart, reacts, charts, trace, cart, care, tear, rate, race, each. Hope it helps you.

What is Soundnyms?

Homophones are words that sound the same but are different in meaning or spelling. Homographs are spelled the same, but differ in meaning or pronunciation. Homonyms can be either or even both. Among these are the large number of words that are spelled differently but which sound the same.

What are the 20 examples of homophones with sentences?

Homophones List
List of Homophones
Homophone Words & SentencesHomophone Words & Sentences
Ate – The ape ate all the applesEight – We will meet after the office at eight
Bald – He is planning to go bald (hairless)Bawled – She began to bawl (cry) like a child

Why is wind and wind spelled the same?

Finally, in British English, wind may mean the passing of gas and a person may be said to break wind. The word wind is derived from the German word wind, and interestingly, the pronunciation was the same as for the following heteronym, wind, until the seventeenth century.

What are examples of Heterophones?

Heterophone (also known as a heteronym): a word that has the same spelling as another word, but a different meaning and different pronunciation (hetero:different, phone: sound) Some common heterophone examples are: insult, direct, produce, etc…

Is Ghoti a real word?

The word “ghoti” is not even a real word. But it shows the inconsistency of English spelling. It is very important to understand that English spelling and English pronunciation are not always the same.