Homophones are words that sound the same but are spelt differently and have a different meaning.
The word homophone comes from the Greek words: homo, meaning ‘same’ and phone, meaning ‘sound’, i.e., words that sound the same.

Examples of homophones:

aloudallowed
boredboard
breakbrake
buyby
greatgrate
meatmeet
palepail
painpane
principleprincipal
redread
roderoad
sailsale
seasee
waistwaste
wayweigh
WeekWeak

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Cite this article as: William Anderson (Schoolworkhelper Editorial Team), "Homophones: Meaning & Examples," in SchoolWorkHelper, 2019, https://schoolworkhelper.net/homophones-meaning-examples/.
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Sachin R.
Sachin R.
3 years ago

Thank you