610 Homophones List

610 Homophones List

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In linguistics, homophones are words that are spoken in the same manner and have the same sound. In English, there are a lot of homophones you can come across. They are referred to as homophones when two words have distinct meanings but have the same sound.

In a nutshell, homophones are words that may be used to express more than one meaning. These terms cannot be used interchangeably in a sentence because their meanings are distinct from one another. You should pay close attention to this since the explanation of words is not the same with one another. Yet the words have the same sounds. As a result, even though these words have the same sound patterns, their counterparts and meanings are distinct from one another. Many homophones are used in our everyday lives without us even noticing them. In comparison to other languages, English has a greater number of homophones because its pronunciation has evolved significantly through time, although its writing has changed relatively little.

accessary accessory
ad add
ail ale
air heir
aisle I’ll
all awl
allowed aloud
alms arms
altar alter
arc ark
aren’t aunt
ate eight
auger augur
auk orc
aural oral
away aweigh
awe oar
axel axle
aye eye
bail bale
bait bate
baize bays
band banned
bard barred
bare bear
bark barque
baron barren
base bass
bay bey
bazaar bizarre
be bee
beach beech
bean been
beat beet
beau bow
beer bier
bel bell
berry bury
berth birth
bight bite
billed build
bitten bittern
blew blue
bloc block
boarder border
bold bowled
boos booze
born borne
bough bow
boy buoy
brae bray
braid brayed
braise brays
brake break
bread bred
brews bruise
bridal bridle
broach brooch
bur burr
but butt
buy by
buyer byre
calendar calender
call caul
canvas canvass
cast caste
caster castor
caught court
ceiling sealing
cell sell
censer censor
cent scent
cereal serial
cheap cheep
check cheque
choir quire
chord cord
cite sight
clack claque
clew clue
climb clime
close cloze
coal kohl
coarse course
coign coin
colonel kernel
complacent complaisant
complement compliment
coo coup
cops copse
council counsel
cousin cozen
creak creek
crews cruise
cue kyu
curb kerb
currant current
cymbol symbol
dam damn
days daze
dear deer
descent dissent
desert dessert
deviser divisor
dew due
die dye
discreet discrete
doe doh
done dun
douse dowse
draft draught
dual duel
earn urn
eery eyrie
ewe yew
faint feint
for fore
foreword forward
fort fought
forth fourth
foul fowl
franc frank
freeze frieze
friar fryer
furs furze
gait gate
galipot gallipot
gallop galop
gamble gambol
gays gaze
genes jeans
gild guild
gilt guilt
giro gyro
gnaw nor
gneiss nice
gorilla guerilla
grate great
greave grieve
greys graze
grisly grizzly
groan grown
guessed guest
hail hale
hair hare
hall haul
indict indite
it’s its
jewel joule
key quay
knave nave
knead need
knew new
knight night
knit nit
knob nob
knock nock
knot not
know no
knows nose
laager lager
lac lack
lade laid
lain lane
lam lamb
laps lapse
larva lava
lase laze
law lore
lay ley
lea lee
leach leech
lead led
leak leek
lean lien
lessen lesson
levee levy
liar lyre
licence license
licker liquor
lie lye
lieu loo
links lynx
lo low
load lode
loan lone
locks lox
loop loupe
loot lute
made maid
mail male
main mane
maize maze
mall maul
manna manner
mantel mantle
mare mayor
mark marque
marshal martial
marten martin
mask masque
maw more
me mi
mean mien
meat meet
medal meddle
metal mettle
meter metre
might mite
miner minor
muscle mussel
naval navel
nay neigh
nigh nye
none nun
od odd
ode owed
oh owe
one won
packed pact
packs pax
pail pale
pain pane
pair pare
palate palette
pascal paschal
paten patten
pause paws
pawn porn
pea pee
peace piece
peak peek
peal peel
pearl purl
pedal peddle
peer pier
pi pie
pica pika
place plaice
plain plane
pleas please
plum plumb
pole poll
poof pouffe
practice practise
praise prays
principal principle
profit prophet
quarts quartz
quean queen
rain reign
raise rays
rap wrap
raw roar
read reed
read red
real reel
reek wreak
rest wrest
retch wretch
review revue
rheum room
right rite
ring wring
road rode
roe row
role roll
roo roux
rood rude
root route
rose rows
rota rotor
rote wrote
rough ruff
rouse rows
rung wrung
rye wry
saver savour
spade spayed
sale sail
sane seine
satire satyr
sauce source
saw soar
scene seen
scull skull
sea see
seam seem
sear seer
seas sees
sew so
shake sheikh
vain vane
vale veil
vial vile
wail wale
wain wane
waist waste
wait weight
waive wave
wall waul
war wore
ware wear
warn worn
wart wort
watt what
wax whacks
way weigh
we wee
weak week
we’d weed
weal we’ll
wean ween
weather whether
weaver weever
weir we’re
were whirr
wet whet
wheald wheeled
which witch
whig wig
while wile
whine wine
whirl whorl
whirled world
whit wit
white wight
who’s whose
woe whoa
wood would
yaw yore
yoke yolk
you’ll yule