Homonym in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Homonym

a word that shares either the same spelling or pronunciation of another word while having a different significance

Examples of Homonym in a sentence

While a homonym may be pronounced exactly like another word, it will have a different meaning from that term.  🔊

Too is a homonym which often confuses people who mix it up with the words, to and two.  🔊

For a class assignment, students were asked to make a homonym chart containing twenty terms and their sound-alike matches.  🔊

Jay almost made a hundred on his quiz, but he mistook the term “their” for its homonym, “there.”  🔊

Because bear is a homonym of bare, the words share the same pronunciation.  🔊

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