200 Homophones List in English

200 Homophones

Homophones can be a challenge for ESL students, but with this handy list, you’ll be able to master them in no time! From “accept” and “except” to “flower” and “flour”, this comprehensive guide will have you correctly using homophones like a native speaker in no time. So what are you waiting for?

What are homophones and how do we use them?

Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings. They can be tricky for ESL students to master, but with this handy list, you’ll be able to use them correctly in no time!

Some common homophones include “accept” and “except”, “there” and “their”, “flower” and “flour”, and “to” and “too”. It can be helpful to remember the definitions of these words, as well as how to use them in a sentence.

200 Homophones List in English

  • bait → bate
  •  based → baste
  •  bettor → better
  •  butt → but
  •  clime → climb
  •  copse → cops
  •  corps → core
  •  cozen → cousin
  •  crepe → crape
  •  cruel → crewel
  •  fair → fare
  •  fowl → foul
  •  gram → graham
  •  hold → holed
  •  jibe → gibe
  •  kernel → colonel
  •  knewgnu new
  •  leach → leech
  •  leech → leach
  •  Lou → lieu
  •  lox → locks
  •  mowed → mode
  •  niece → Nice
  •  pare → pair
  •  perish → parish
  •  retch → wretch
  •  we’ve → weave
  •  wee → we
  •  able → abel
  •  beat → beet
  •  bury → berry
  •  caddy → caddie
  •  cash → cache
  •  choral → coral
  •  click → clique
  •  creek → creak
  •  dents → dense
  •  except → accept
  •  feet → feat
  •  flier → flyer
  •  flower → flour
  •  forth → fourth
  •  kraal → crawl
  •  kraft → craft
  •  lead → led
  •  least → leased
  •  led → lead
  •  leek → leak
  •  mince → mints
  •  mown → moan
  •  owe → oh
  •  reel → real
  •  roux → rue
  •  rued → rude
  •  sheik → chic
  •  troupe → troop
  •  vale → veil
  •  baited → bated
  •  berry → bury
  •  bibb → bib
  •  bin → been
  •  cheap → cheep
  •  cheep → cheap
  •  coarse → course
  •  cowered → coward
  •  dissent → descent
  •  done → dun
  •  faint → feint
  •  flour → flower
  •  flueflu flew
  •  gopher → gofer
  •  guerilla → gorilla
  •  hue → hew
  •  knickers → nickers
  •  lean → lien
  •  lien → lean
  •  mooed → mood
  •  mourn → morn
  •  oh → owe
  •  pale → pail
  •  pane → pain
  •  patted → padded
  •  phase → faze
  •  trust → trussed
  •  won → one
  •  axis → axes
  •  bail → baal
  •  cane → cain
  •  colonel → kernel
  •  coo → coup
  •  coolie → coulee
  •  counsel → council
  •  coupe → coop
  •  edition → addition
  •  eweyew you
  •  exceed → accede
  •  forte → fort
  •  gibe → jibe
  •  gneiss → nice
  •  heroine → heroin
  •  jamb → jam
  •  koi → coy
  •  lane → lain
  •  laze → lays
  •  mousse → moose
  •  Mrs. → misses
  •  nave → knave
  •  route → root
  •  tooter → tutor
  •  tucks → tux
  •  veil → vale
  •  very → vary
  •  you’re → your
  •  already → all ready
  •  base → bass
  •  bite → bight
  •  bybuy bye
  •  coffers → coughers
  •  Czech → check
  •  dying → dyeing
  •  ewes → use
  •  eyeaye I
  •  fawn → faun
  •  fens → fends
  •  foreword → forward
  •  gene → jean
  •  gored → gourd
  •  graft → graphed
  •  hose → hoes
  •  laid → lade
  •  lea → lee
  •  lier → liar
  •  loch → lock
  •  locks → lochs
  •  nap → knap
  •  paeon → paean
  •  rose → rows
  •  use → yews
  •  weighs → ways
  •  yolk → yoke
  •  you’ll → yule
  •  acts → ax
  •  bah → baa
  •  belle → bell
  •  bight → byte
  •  birth → berth
  •  bust → bussed
  •  cored → cord
  •  coulee → coolie
  •  die → dye
  •  earn → urn
  •  fete → fate
  •  floe → flow
  •  forefour for
  •  gourd → gored
  •  grayed → grade
  •  holed → hold
  •  insight → incite
  •  latter → ladder
  •  lee → lea
  •  lichen → liken
  •  liken → lichen
  •  might → mite
  •  mote → moat
  •  Nice → niece
  •  rows → rose
  •  rude → rued
  •  wheel → we’ll
  •  whole → hole
  •  Yule → you’ll
  •  axle → axel
  •  ball → bawl
  •  bier → beer
  •  choose → chews
  •  chord → cored
  •  clique → click
  •  core → corps
  •  cousin → cozen
  •  crape → crepe
  •  eyes → ayes
  •  facts → fax
  •  fold → foaled
  •  gel → jell
  •  graphed → graft
  •  hew → hue
  •  hurts → hertz
  •  liar → lier
  •  lye → lie
  •  missal → missile
  •  missed → mist
  •  missile → missal
  •  mist → missed
  •  pail → pale
  •  ring → wring
  •  tern → turn
  •  vain → vein
  •  vein → vane
  •  week → weak
  •  where → wear

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