Words that sound the same (homophones) with list


There so many words in English that are spelled differently yet they are pronounced or sounded the same, a simple example would be two (number) and too. These words are semantically referred to as homophones. 

What is a homophone? 


Homophones are words that are written differently but they have the same sounds and pronunciation. In the following post, we will be exploring some of the most common homophones or words that sound the same.

Homophones with letter A:

Aid – aids

Accede – exceed

Allowed – aloud

Ate – eight

Aught – ought

All – awl

Ad – add

Accept – except

Ant – aunt

Arc – ark

Homophones with letter B:

Bait – bate

Ball – bawl

Based – baste

Buy – bye

Billed – build

Board – bored

Homophones with letter C:

Cache – cash

Cam – comb

Ceiling – sealing

Cession – session

Cited – sighted

Come – cum

Complement – compliment

Homophones with letter D:

Days – daze

Dear – deer

Discussed – disgust

Homophones with letter E:

Eight – ate

Ensure – insure

Erupt – irrupt

Homophones with letter F:

Facts – fax

Faint – feint

Feat – feet

Find – fined

Flea – flee

Foreword – forward

Homophones with letter G:

Gene – jean

Gilt – guilt

Guest – guessed

Guise – guys

Homophones with letter H:

Hart – heart

Heard – herd

Heroin – heroine

Hi – high

Him – hymn

Hoarse – horse

Hour – our

Homophones with letter I:

In – inn

Incite – insight

Homophones with letter J:

Jean – gene

Jam – jamb

Jell – gel

Homophones with letter K:

Knap – nap

Knight – night

Knows – nose

Knot – not

Homophones with letter L:

Lac – lack

Lam – lamb

Laps – laps

Lessen – lesson

Homophones with letter M:

Made – maid

Mail – male

Might – mite

Mode – mowed

Missed – mist

Moor – more

Muscle – mussel

Homophones with letter N:

Night – knight

Nose – knows

Nit – knit

Homophones with letter O:

Oh – owe

Our – hour

Overdo – overdue

Ought – aught

Over sea – oversee

Homophones with letter P:

Paced – paste

Packed – pact

Pain – pane

Passed – past

Peace – piece

Plain – plane

Plum – plumb

Plait – plate

Praise – prays

Pray – prey

Profit – prophet

Homophones with letter Q:

Quean – queen

Queue – cue

Homophones with letter R:

Rain – reign

Rise – raze

Rap – wrap

Read (past) – red

Receipt – re-sit

Righting – writing

Root – route

Homophones with letter S:

Sac – sack

Scene – seen

Seas – seize

Sell – cell

Cent – sent

Serial – cereal

Sight – cite

Side – sighed

Some – sum

Homophones with letter T:

Tacks – tax

Tear – tier

Tense – tents

Their – there

Throne – thrown

Tide – tied

To – too – two

Tongue – Tung

Homophones with letter U:

Undo – undue

Urn – earn

Homophones with letter V:

Vary – very

Vial – vile 

Homophones with letter W:

Whacks – wax

Waist – waste

Wait – weight

Walk – wok

Wear – where

War – wore

Warn – worn

Watt – what

Way – weigh

Weak – week

Weather – whether

Weave – we’ve

Which – witch

White – weight

Homophones with letter Y:

Yore – your – you’re

You’ll – Yule

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