Word that has identical pronunciation as another word, but differs in meaning

Homophones are words that sound the same as another word but have a different meaning, and often a different spelling.[1]

Examples include:

  • one, won
  • pail, pale
  • fore, four, for
  • it's, its
  • there, their, they're
  • Knight, night
  • which, witch
  • pore, pour
  • pear, pair, pare
  • see, sea, C
  • high, hi
  • wear, where
  • hare, hair
  • air, heir
  • whether, weather
  • too, to, two
  • ate, eight
  • no, know
  • by, buy, bye
  • flour, flower
  • right, write
  • be, bee
  • week, weak
  • rains, reins
  • higher, hire
  • fare, fair

Related pagesEdit


  1. "Common Homophones List | Pronunciation | EnglishClub". www.englishclub.com. Retrieved 2022-04-25.
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