180 Examples of Homophones

Homophones are pairs of words that sound the same but have different meanings and different spellings. 

Example:

To/Too/Two:

To: To is a preposition, infinitive marker, or that the verb being used is in the infinitive form.

Example: They went to the mall.

Too: Too is an adverb and can indicate that something is happening in addition to another thing.

Example: My sister wanted some candy too.

Two: Two is the number that falls between one and three.

Example: Can you please get me two bananas?


180 Examples of Homophones

abel / able

accede / exceed

accept / except

addition / edition

all ready / already

ax / acts

axel / axle

axes / axis

aye / eye / I

ayes / eyes

bawl / ball

brake / break

been / bin

beer / bier

bury / berry

bussed / bust

but / butt

buy / by / bye

byte / bight

cache / cash

caddie / caddy

cain / cane

cheap / cheep

check / Czech

cheep / cheap

chews / choose

cell / sell

chic / sheik

click / clique

climb / clime

clique / click

colonel / kernel

coolie / coulee

coop / coupe

cops / copse

coral / choral

cord / cored

core / corps

cored / chord

corps / core

coughers / coffers

coulee / coolie

council / counsel

coup / coo

course / coarse

cousin / cozen

coward / cowered

coy / koi

cozen / cousin

craft / kraft

crape / crepe

crawl / kraal

creak / creek

crepe / crape

crewel / cruel

dense / dents

descent / dissent

dun / done

dye / die

dyeing / dying

fare / fair

fate / fete

faun / fawn

fax / facts

faze / phase

feat / feet

feint / faint

fends / fens

flour / flower

flow / floe

flower / flour

flu / flue / flew

flyer / flier

foaled / fold

fort / forte

forward / foreword

foul / fowl

four / fore / for

fourth / forth

graphed / graft

heroin / heroine

hertz / hurts

hew / hue

hear / here

heal / heel

hour / our

hoes / hose

idle / idol

incite / insight

jam / jamb

jean / gene

jell / gel

jibe / gibe

knight / night

kernel / colonel

knap / nap

knave / nave

knot / not

ladder / latter

lade / laid

lain / lane

lays / laze

lea / lee

leach / leech

lead / led

leak / leek

lean / lien

leased / least

led / lead

lee / lea

leech / leach

liar / lier

lie / lye

lien / lean

moan / mown

moat / mote

mode / mowed

mood / mooed

moose / mousse

morn / mourn

nickers / knickers

niece / Nice

oh / owe

one / won

owe / oh

padded / patted

paean / paeon

pail / pale

pain / pane

pair / pare

pale / pail

poor / pour

parish / perish

real / reel

root / route

rose / rows

rows / rose

rude / rued

rue / roux

right / write

rued / rude

sea / see

sole / soul

son / sun

steal / steel

suite / sweet

stationary / stationery

stair / stare

their / there

troop / troupe

trussed / trust

turn / tern

tutor / tooter

tux / tucks

to / too / two

tail / tale

urn / earn

use / ewes

vale / veil

vane / vein

vary / very

veil / vale

vein / vain

ways / weighs

we / wee

we’ll / wheel

weak / week

wear / where

weave / we’ve

wretch / retch

wring / ring

weather / whether

waist / waste

wait / weight

yew / ewe / you

yews / use

yoke / yolk

you’ll / Yule

your / you’re

yule / you’ll



Related Post

How to Ask Someone to Repeat Something in English

How To Make And Accept An Apology In English

Other Ways to Say

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *