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Homonyms or Homophones

Homonyms are words that are pronounced the same,  usually spelled the same, and have different meanings.

Homophones are words that are pronounced the same, usually spelled differently, and have different meanings.

Here are some examples of homonyms and homophones:

Ark (boat), Arc (part of a circle)

bank (the side of a river), bank (a place to keep money)

hare (rabbit), hair (grows on the human head)

 

their cellar sale scene dye
there seller sail seen die
isle so great flour lain
aisle sew grate flower lane
here pair not threw made
hear pear knot through maid

 

Directions: Match the homonym or homophone from above with  the correct definition below.
   
a single situation or conversation in a play
   
basement
   
past and past participle of MAKE
   
used to make a word or group of words negative
   
to stop living
   
of or relating to them or themselves
   
this place
   
the act of selling
   
to stain or color usually permanently
   
one who sells
   
two things that match or are meant to be used together
   
past participle of SEE
   
that place
   
to make into small particles by rubbing against something rough
   
a narrow way or road usually between fences, hedges, or buildings
   
to take in through the ear
   
an interlacing (as of string or ribbon) that forms a lump or knob
   
a female servant
   
large in size: not little or small
   
a passage between sections of seats (as in a church or theater)
   
to join or fasten by stitches
   
past participle of LIE
   
a fleshy fruit that grows on a tree related to the apple and is commonly larger at the end opposite the stem
   
a plant cultivated or outstanding for its blossoms
   
past of THROW
   
a sheet of fabric (as canvas) used to catch wind to move a craft through water
   
finely ground powdery meal of wheat or of any cereal grain or edible seed
   
island
 
in a manner or way that is indicated or suggested
   
in at one end and out the other
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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