Homonyms



Homonyms :



Now, look at the following words.

1. Ball & Ball
2. Bark & Bark
3. Beat & Beat
4. Bow & Bow
5. Call & Call
6. Doll & Doll
7. Fall & Fall
8. Feet & Feet
9. Knock & Knock
10. Lock & Lock
11. Meet & Meet
12. Mock & Mock
13. Quail & Quail
14. Raid & Raid
15. Seat & Seat
16. Talk & Talk

How are they different from the previous list of words? Yes. Each pair has the same spelling and pronunciation but different meanings. Such words are known as homonyms. For instance, the word ‘quail’ can function as a noun as well as a verb. It refers to a bird and also means to feel frightened.

Homonyms are words which have the same spelling and pronunciation as each other but different meanings and origins.

Make sentences using each word in two different meanings.

1. Adder
2. Alarm
3. Arm
4. Back
5. Ball
6. Band
7. Bank
8. Bat
9. Bill
10. Calf
11. Can
12. Club
13. Crane
14. Dart
15. Duck
16. Felt
17. Fence
18. Fine
19. Firm
20. General
21. Groom
22. Gum
23. Hamper
24. Hide
25. Iron
26. Last



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