Detailed Homonym Words List in English

200+ Detailed Homonym Words List in English

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ESL students, do you ever get frustrated with all the English homonyms? There are so many words that sound alike, but have different meanings. This can make it difficult to know which word to use in a sentence.

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! In this blog post, we will provide a detailed list of homonym words in English. After reading this post, you’ll be an expert on homonyms and be able to choose the correct word every time. So let’s get started!

Below is the list of homonyms words in English:

Word Homonym
Nay Neigh
Accede Exceed
Holed Hold
New Knew
Hertz Hurts
Hoes Hose
Mrs Misses
Clique Click
Hoarse Horse
Abel Able
Mown Moan
Flu Flew
Hole Whole
Adds Adz
Fare Fair
Heroin Heroine
Mousse Moose
Hey Hay
Need Knead
Check Czech
Hold Holed
Hew Hue
Hoe Ho
Crepe Crape
Hi High
Mowed Mode
Pail Pale
Dyeing Dying
Fate Fete
Accept Except
Higher Hire
Graphed Graft
Addition Edition
Moat Mote
Neigh Nay
Hoard Horde
Hue Hew
Navel Naval
Graham Gram

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Here are 200 common homonyms in English:

  • cheap – cheep
  • clique – click
  • mite – might
  • moan – mown
  • gored – gourd
  • gorilla – guerilla
  • graham – gram
  • red – read
  • reek – wreak
  • check – Czech
  • colonel – kernel
  • coolie – coulee
  • hew – hue
  • hey – hay
  • missal – missile
  • misses – Mrs
  • sashay – sachet
  • saver – savor
  • veil – vale
  • craft – kraft
  • crape – crepe
  • overseas – oversees
  • owe – oh
  • gourd – gored
  • grade – grayed
  • rose – rows
  • rows – rose
  • sane – seine
  • beer – bier
  • beet – beat
  • lone – loan
  • mail – male
  • mall – maul
  • hole – whole
  • holed – hold
  • led – lead
  • vary – very
  • vein – vain
  • ale – ail
  • ax – acts
  • loch – lock
  • lochs – locks
  • all ready – already
  • axel – axle
  • axes – axis
  • lien – lean
  • lieu – Lou
  • abel – able
  • accept – except
  • lichen – liken
  • lie – lye
  • bight – bite
  • bury – berry
  • mare – mayor
  • mark – marc
  • missed – mist
  • coup – coo
  • cousin – cozen
  • coward – cowered
  • nay – neigh
  • neigh – nay
  • but – butt
  • byte – bight
  • cache – cash
  • male – mail
  • marc – mark
  • hoard – horde
  • hoarse – horse
  • we’ll – wheel
  • weak – week
  • yoke – yolk
  • bussed – bust
  • buy – by – bye
  • meteor – meatier
  • mints – mince
  • heroin – heroine
  • hertz – hurts
  • higher – hire
  • room – rheum
  • root – route
  • hire – higher
  • ho – hoe
  • hoes – hose
  • rued – rude
  • sari – sorry
  • cord – cored
  • cored – chord
  • corps – core
  • moat – mote
  • mowed – mode
  • fort – forte
  • gofer – gopher
  • role – roll
  • Rome – roam
  • coop – coupe
  • cops – copse
  • mown – moan
  • Mrs – misses
  • need – knead
  • fare – fair
  • faun – fawn
  • palate – pallet
  • pale – pail
  • hi – high
  • him – hymn
  • tow – toe
  • vane – vein
  • crawl – kraal
  • creak – creek
  • fate – fete
  • niece – Nice
  • ode – owed
  • coral – choral
  • core – corps
  • mucous – mucus
  • navel – naval
  • feat – feet
  • feint – faint
  • pole – poll
  • pore – pour
  • reed – read
  • fends – fens
  • flow – floe
  • read – reed
  • real – reel
  • flower – flour
  • flu – flue – flew
  • gnu – knew – new
  • parish – perish
  • plum – plumb
  • coughers – coffers
  • coulee – coolie
  • new – gnu – knew
  • nice – gneiss
  • night – knight
  • bell – belle
  • berth – birth
  • main – mane
  • maize – maze
  • hoe – ho
  • hold – holed
  • wear – where
  • yew – ewe – you
  • berry – bury
  • better – bettor
  • bib – bibb
  • lock – loch
  • lode – load
  • accede – exceed
  • addition – edition
  • adds – adz
  • leased – least
  • lee – lea
  • coy – koi
  • cozen – cousin
  • oh – owe
  • one – won
  • paean – paeon
  • fax – facts
  • faze – phase
  • flour – flower
  • padded – patted
  • pail – pale
  • leech – leach
  • liar – lier
  • lier – liar
  • yews – use
  • you’ll – Yule
  • council – counsel
  • course – coarse
  • Nice – niece
  • nickers – knickers
  • crepe – crape
  • dyeing – dying
  • pain – pane
  • pair – pare
  • pistil – pistol
  • graft – graphed
  • graphed – graft
  • rude – rued
  • rue – roux
  • hue – hew
  • humerus
  • your – you’re
  • Yule – you’ll
  • affect – effect
  • affected – effected
  • liken – lichen
  • literal – littoral
  • locks – lox
  • flyer – flier
  • foaled – fold
  • reel – real
  • roe – row
  • roomer – rumor
  • caddie – caddy
  • cain – cane
  • missile – missal
  • mist – missed
  • mousse – moose

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