10 Common Homophones

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We often get confused with words that have similar pronunciation. Each of two or more words having the same pronunciation but different meanings, origins, or spelling is known as Homophones. Today, in this article, we will discuss 10 common homophones with their definition.

  • Weather – The short term state of the atmosphere at a specific time and place, including the temperature, relative humidity, cloud cover, precipitation, wind, etc.
    Whether – Used to introduce an indirect interrogative question that consists of multiple alternative possibilities

 

  • Due – owed or owing. Appropriate
    Dew – Any moisture from the atmosphere condensed by cool bodies upon their surfaces.

 

  • Reed – Any of various types of tall stiff perennial grass-like plants growing together in groups near water.
    Read – To look at and interpret letters or other information that is written.

 

  • Greys – Two or more shades of the color grey.
    Graze – Eat grass in a field (of cows, sheep, etc.).

 

  • Night – The period of darkness beginning at the end of evening astronomical twilight when the sun is 18 degrees below the horizon, and ending at the beginning of morning astronomical twilight.
    Knight – A young servant or follower; a trained military attendant in service of a lord.

 

  • Wrap – To enclose (an object) completely in any flexible, thin material such as fabric or paper.
    Rap – A sharp blow with something hard.

 

  • Pause – Interrupt an action briefly.
    Pores – plural form of ‘pore’, tiny holes in the skin.

 

  • Who’s – Short form of ‘Who is ‘.
    Whose – Of whom, belonging to whom.

 

  • He’ll – Short of ‘He will’.
    Heal – To make better from a disease, wound, etc.; to revive or cure.

 

  • Write – Mark letters, words, or symbols on paper with a pen or pencil.
    Rite – A religious custom.
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