50 homonym words that confuse a content writer
“I except that their was a monkey“, you must be wondering that what happened to me. Nothing, I am perfectly ok and preparing for my debt arbitrator exams. Many of us make these mistakes. The correct sentence is “I accept that there was a monkey“. Their and there is one of the most commonly misused homonym (In linguistics, a homonym is one of a group of words that share the same spelling and the same pronunciation but have different meanings). Here is a rundown of 50 homonym words that (unconsciously) confuse a content writer.
Example: He did not accept your leave application.
Example: Everyone in the room except Rita come out.
Example: Please provide your access details.
Example: An excess of eating is not healthy.
Example: You advise him to continue his further studies.
Example: Do not ignore doctor’s advice.
Example: Smoking will affect your health.
Example: It was the result of the magnetic effect.
Example: His clown like antic behavior surprised me.
Example: The showpiece was an antique one.
Example: I am studying the history of Christian history.
Example: Please go to the shop to alter the dress.
Example: The story of his ascent to success was a remarkable one.
Example: The bride’s father gave his assent to the marriage proposal.
Example: It takes time to adapt to new culture.
Example: She is adept in handicrafts.
Example: He is famous for his apposite speeches.
Example: Opposites attract.
Example: Would you like to apprise the students about the hike in fees?
Example: Appraise the situation before you act.
Example: The Gucci handbag that she carries is her all time favorite accessory.
Example: She was an accessary to the crime.
Example: Usually a migraine is preceded by aural effects.
Example: He was going for an oral surgery.
Example: There are no auxiliary branches of this shop.
Example: The doctor looked at the axillary gland.
Example: Ablution is the ritual washing of a priest’s hands or of sacred vessels
Example: In earlier days, child oblation was practiced to please gods.
Example: Your untimely work schedule will ail you someday.
Example: Ale was a common drink in olden days.
Example: Assay the sample properly to see how much enzyme is present.
Example: He wrote great essays on socialism.
Example: The doctor is trying hard to allay the crying child.
Example: There is an old alley in the town.
Example: The angle between perpendicular lines is 90degrees.
Example: Anny was as innocent as an angel.
Example: The guilty was soon released on bail.
Example: Transport the bale of cotton to another city.
Example: The bridal dress was prepared by the girl’s aunt.
Example: The movement was an attempt to bridle the power of the dictator.
Example: He was born on 14 th of March.
Example: Great difficulties were borne by the people of this country to get freedom.
Example: The movie was a complete bore.
Example: We caught the boar in jungle.
Example: I want to sit beside you.
Example: I do not want to go to the movie, besides, we can not afford it.
Example: The wind blew from the east
Example: The color of the sky is blue.
Example: The couple celebrated the birth of their first child.
Example: Sleeping on the berth of a train is not all a comforting experience.
Example: How much land did the US acquire from the Mexican cession?
Example: The session with the marriage counselor went well.
Example: The diameter is the longest chord of a circle.
Example: The musician taught me how to play the major chord.
Example: Tie the bundle with a cord.
Example: The doctors in the Army Medical Corps demanded for a hike in their salary.
Example: The executive board is the core of the organization.
Example: Check for the errors in your credit report.
Example: We withdraw money from our bank by writing a cheque.
Example: Canvas paintings are put on sale in the art exhibition.
Example: After the election, the members of the student union were assigned to canvass the campus to find out the opinions of the students about the key issues.
Example: A glass of wine is a perfect complement to a scrumptious sea food meal.
Example: Do not compliment people unnecessarily in parties, they might take it badly.
Example: If you have not done anything wrong then be confident in the courthouse.
Example: He shares all the private matters with his confidant.
Example: Canon law governs the Roman Catholic churches.
Example: In olden days, cannons were used in wars.
Example: I have marked the date on my calendar.
Example: Calender is no longer used to smooth or glaze papers.
Example: Sahara is the second largest desert.
Example: Strawberry short cake was served to the invitees as the dessert.
Example: People were dying due to the epidemic.
Example: The workers were busy dyeing the clothes.
Example: During the Christmas time we love to buy gifts for our near and dear ones.
Example: The hunter was trying hard to shoot the deer.
Example: He is going to dissent whatever I speak in the meeting, so, you guys have to support me.
Example: His slow descent from the mountain was a cause of worry for his family members.
Example: Cell phone is indeed a useful device to communicate with people.
Example: Do not devise plans to harm him.
Example: Robert Stevenson penned down the dual life led by a doctor in his novel Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.
Example: A duel was fought between the kings to settle the dispute.
Example: India is known for its diverse culture.
Example: Divers face many challenges while working underwater.
Example: A knowledgeable man will always pay deference to greater men.
Example: Our difference of nature is the root of all the problems.
Example: The seminar was attended by eminent scholars.
Example: The army chief announced today that there is no imminent danger of war now.
Example: The emigrant leaves his land to reside in some other country.
Example: She is an immigrant from Sweden, but she has adapted herself well with her surroundings.
Example: Some men love fair women.
Example: I went to the book fair yesterday.
Example: He was a fair referee, thus all the charges of bias against him were dropped.
Example: Bus fare has gone up again.
Example: Fare well in your exams.
Example: To explain the dichotomy of human nature is quite a tough job.
Example: In our pursuit of making fast money, we must not let our humane qualities die.
Example: The medicine will lessen your pain.
Example: We must learn some kind of a lesson from our past mistakes.
Example: Loose clothing is the latest vogue.
Example: Children often lose their money in school.
Example: The Government has recently passed an ordinance banning child labor.
Example: Ordnance factories supply ammunitions to the army.
Example: A physic can surely cure your health problems.
Example: an athlete must have a good physique.
It’s just 50 pairs of homonyms, there are more…..and I intend to cover them too!
A new list of 50 confusing words. You might like to read it.
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your post reminds me, my college days when we used to mugged up those homonyms, antonyms for campus interviews…nice post
The word Corps is actually a homonym of the word “core”. The P and the S are silent. I just thought I’d let you know, so you can fix it.
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Hi! I was surfing and found your blog post… nice! I love your blog. 🙂 Cheers! Sandra. R.
thank u for teaching me and gave me many example for my assignment.
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I love u google !!! thanks alot for your homonym examples.It helped me slove alot of problems
it’s homophone, it’s not homonym..
Bridgita – the term homonym refers both to homophones (words that are pronounced the same but have different meanings) and to homographs (words that are spelled the same but have different meanings like “bow your head” and “tied in a bow”).
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i think this is not a homonyms because spellings and meanings both are different.
so it’s a homophones.
HEY.. THESE ARE HOMOPHONES NOT HOMONYMS
@ sara – homonym refers both to homophones (words that are pronounced the same but have different meanings) and to homographs (words that are spelled the same but have different meanings like “bow your head” and “tied in a bow”).
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Hey!! this is homophones
this nice homonyms I can keep up of this yeah!
This is homophones not homonyms
Homonyms are simultaneously homographs (words that share the same spelling, regardless of their pronunciation) and homophones (words that share the same pronunciation, regardless of their spelling) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homonym
Homophomes are the words which are pronounced the same but have different
Homophomes are the wieds which we pronounce the same but have different meaning
Reign……rein….rain. Governments today tries to reign (rein) in corruption.
Thank u blog n google you solved my worries
cannot find related to my subjects
Words having diffrent speling and meaning but similer prnounsiation are calld homophones
Tanks to Google I now know some homonyms