This article has some very commonly used homophone words! Well, if you don’t know what homophones are, let me describe you. Homophones are words that have the same pronunciation of different spelled words! Amazing, right? Kids find it difficult to pronounce words that are kind of the same but when you categorize them as ‘they have the same pronunciation’, they might grasp them easily! So, we brought you some easy and commonly used homophones for the kiddos to learn easily and even when they are looking for some fun activity! Trust me, they will love to read from these designer flashcards and will have a fun learning study time! They are free so you can print them out as well!
Same Pronunciation Words With Their Meanings
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Weak VS Week
Weak – the opposite of strong
eg: I’ve had the flu for a few days now and feel really weak.
Week – 7 days
eg: We will be gone for one week.
Wear VS Where
Wear – to have clothes or accessories on your body
eg: I need to wear glasses to read.
Where – asking for a location
eg: Excuse me, can you please tell me where the nearest ATM is?
Way VS Weigh
Way – a path
eg: Going up Franklin Street is the quickest way to the bus station.
Weigh – to find out how heavy something is with a scale
eg: I’m on a diet and I weigh myself once a week to see how much I’ve lost.
Toe VS Tow
Toe – a digit on your foot
eg: Hey! You’re stepping on my toes!
Tow – to pull something using a car, truck, or boat
eg: When we go camping, we tow a little trailer with us.
Sunday VS Sundae
Sunday – the last day of the week
eg: I don’t work on Sunday.
Sundae – a fancy ice cream
eg: I’m making a sundae with chocolate sauce, whipped cream, and walnuts.
Sole VS Soul
Sole – the only one
eg: Karen was the sole survivor of the plane crash.
Soul – the spiritual part of a person which continues to live after death
eg: Do you believe everyone has a soul?
Some VS Sum
Some – a small quantity
eg: I need some time to myself.
Sum – an amount of money
eg: I was paid a sum of $3,000 for freelance work.
Stair VS Stare
Stair – a step that gets you to the next floor
eg: There are a total of 48 stairs in my house.
Stare – to look in one direction for a long period
eg: When I take the bus, I just stare out the window at everything passing by.
Stationary VS Stationery
Stationary – not moving or changing
eg: A helicopter is unique as it can remain stationary in the air.
Stationery – office supplies
eg: Our stationery supplier always gives us discounts on pens and paper.
Steal VS Steel
Steal – to take something without permission
eg: I did not steal the $6 you had on your desk.
Steel – a very strong metal
eg: The Empire State Building is made of steel.
Sight VS Site
Sight – the ability to see
eg: I think sight is the most important sense.
Site – the location of a particular activity
eg: This construction site has been fenced off to prevent people from entering.
Sea VS See
Sea – large bodies of water such as the Mediterranean
eg: Our hotel room overlooks the sea.
See – to use your eyes
eg: I can’t see without glasses.
In VS Inn
In – a preposition (inside)
eg: I never carry cash in my wallet.
Inn – a small hotel
eg: After five hours of driving, we finally stopped at an inn for the night.
Knight VS Night
Knight – a medieval soldier
eg: My son loves to pretend he is a knight and his sister is a princess.
Night – the opposite of ‘day’
eg: I couldn’t sleep all night.
Mail VS Male
Mail – letters you receive
eg: There’s some mail on your desk. I think it’s mainly bills.
Male – the opposite of ‘female’
eg: Scientists confirm that the mummy found is a male.
Morning VS Mourning
Morning – the time from sunrise to noon i.e. 12:00 PM
eg: I always wake up at 5 AM in the morning so I can get to the gym.
Mourning – the period of great sadness when someone dies
eg: Queen Victoria was in mourning for over 30 years when her husband Prince Albert died.
Pair VS Pear
Pair – two things/people who belong together
eg: I can’t find a pair of socks anywhere!
Pear – a sweet green fruit
eg: My parents have a pear tree in their yard.
Peace VS Piece
Peace – no violence or tension
eg: We need peace, Not war.
Piece – one part of something
eg: I’m missing one of these puzzle pieces.
Plain VS Plane
Plain – simple, nothing extravagant
eg: I like my toast plain with nothing but butter on it.
Plane – a type of flying transportation
eg: Our plane journey is over 15 hours.
Pray VS Prey
Pray – to speak to God
eg: Every night before bed, I pray.
Prey – an animal hunted by predators
eg: Chickens are such easy prey. They have no real defense system.
Real VS Reel
Real – not fake
eg: Those diamonds are not real. They are definitely fake.
Reel – an object you use to keep strings, rope, or film on
eg: I’ve attached a new reel to my fishing pole.
Right VS Write
Right – correct
eg: Yes, you are right. The past participle of ‘eat’ is ‘eater’
Write – to use letters to form words
eg: I know it’s old-fashioned, but I still like to write letters to friends.
Sail VS Sale
Sail – to travel by boat with the wind
eg: It’s my dream to one day sail around the world.
Sale – a period of discounts
eg: I can always get some great deals during the January sales.
Seam VS Seem
Seam – the line where two pieces of cloth are sewn together
eg: The seam in my favorite pair of jeans has split.
Seem – the feeling that something is a certain way
eg: Harry seems happier now that he is married to Sia.
Hole VS Whole
Hole – a space in the middle of something
eg: Oh man, there’s a hole in my sock.
Whole – everything of something (100%)
eg: I can’t believe I ate the whole pizza.
For VS Four
For – preposition
eg: The letter is for Anne.
Four – the number after three
eg: Could we have the cheesecake with four spoons, please?
Flour VS Flower
Flour – a powder made from wheat (or other grains)
eg: This brand recipe calls for 5 cups of flour.
Flower – the pretty part of a plant
eg: My husband bought me a nice bouquet of flowers for our anniversary.
Fir VS Fur
Fir – a type of evergreen tree
eg: Our ski slope was dotted with fir trees.
Fur – the soft hair of certain animals
eg: My cat’s fur is so soft.
Fair VS Fare
Fair – equal
eg: That’s not fair! Raj got more cake than I got.
Fare – the money you pay to use public transportation
eg: The fare is $30, please.
Cereal VS Serial
Cereal – food made from grains usually eaten for breakfast
eg: I prefer cereal with yogurt to milk.
Serial – a crime that is repeated again and again
eg: This book I’m reading is about a serial killer who lives in Tampa.
Dear VS Deer
Dear – a term to address affection
eg: Dear Mr. Baker, ….
Deer – a plant-eating animal with four legs
eg: My grandparents used to hunt deer for food.
Cent VS Scent
Cent – 1/100th of a dollar/ euro
eg: Can you believe it? This notebook only cost 20 cents!
Scent – an aroma
eg: I love the scent of vanilla.
Cell VS Sell
Be VS Bee
Be – the most common verb in English
eg: Don’t worry. Be happy.
Bee – An insect that pollinates flowers
eg: Bees make honey.
Bare VS Bear
Bare – without anything
eg: I love walking on the beach with bare feet.
Bear – a large animal with thick fur
eg: Bears are one of my favorite animals.