Homonyms and Homophones

A homonym is a word with the same spelling as another but with a different meaning.

Homophones are words that sound alike but have different meanings.

Homonyms and homophones can lead to confusion.


Example: My friend, Julia, give her best friend a warm wave goodbye.

Example: Julia saw the biggest wave yesterday at the beach.

Homophone examples

Here are more homonyms and homophones.