The meaning of HOMOPHONE is one of two or more words pronounced alike but different in meaning or derivation or spelling (such as the words to, too, and two). How to use homophone in a sentence. What are homonyms, homophones, and homographs?
The following list of 70 homophone pairs includes only the most common homophones, which are words that are relatively well-known. These are just buzzwords. There are no inflections (such as third person singular "s" or noun plurals). More homophones can be found in the graded homophones lists below.
Although a third homophone is possible in a few cases, it has been omitted for simplicity. Some of these pronunciations may differ depending on the variety and accent of English used. The following homophones are based on Standard British English.
Standard British English is used to create this alphabetical list of homophones. Some words are not homophones in all dialects and dialects of English.