what are homophones

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    One of two or more words, such as night and knight, that are pronounced the same but differ in meaning, origin, and sometimes spelling.


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    It is an electronic communication device used by gay people to call each other and discuss the latest, sorry, I was being a smartass and I am not a homophobe is the following -                                                                                                                                                Words that sound alike but with different meanings and spellings.

    For example: "aye", "eye" and "I".
    This website is intended to be a handy compilation of an alphabetized* list of homophones and some examples of such as used in sentences. This site will be useful to schools and offices as a reference of homophone usage when the spoken word must be converted to written communication.

    The spelling of "rose" (past tense of "rise") and "rose" (the flower) appear in the same place in the dictionary. Their diacritical marks are the same as the homophones that appear elsewhere in that reference, such as "rows" and "roes". The goal of is to simply to make communicators aware that the same sounding words are ambiguous. The users of the site can obtain the meanings of the words by clicking on the word to determine which one they should use in print. This site is designed to show only HOMOPHONES (or HETEROGRAPHS) i.e., two (or more) words with the same sound and different spellings.

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