Homophone in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Homophone

A word that is pronounced the same as another word but has a different meaning or spelling (ex. “sea” and “see”.)

Examples of Homophone in a sentence

The English teacher that the word “tea” is a homophone of “tee” and although you might drink the first, you wouldn’t sip on the other.  🔊

The word “buy” has more than one homophone since there are many words that sound like “buy” but are spelled differently.  🔊

The homophone chart lists words are pronounced the same but spelled differently like “two” and “to”.  🔊

Given for homework, the homophone worksheet asks students to list words that sound a like but have different meanings or spellings.  🔊

The writer made a mistake when he used the word “break” instead of its homophone “brake”.  🔊

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