Term: Homophones

Definition:

Homophones are words that are spelled differently but sound the same.

HOMOPHONE EXAMPLES:

  • 'Rain', 'rein' and 'reign'
  • 'To', 'Two', and 'Too'

 

See Also: Homograph; Homonym; Synonym; Antonym; Allophone; Eggcorn

Category: Spelling and Punctuation

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