Definition of Homophones

1. Noun. (plural of homophone) ¹



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Definition of Homophones

1. homophone [n] - See also: homophone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homophones

homophil
homophile(a)
homophiles
homophilic
homophilous
homophily
homophobes
homophobiaphobia
homophobias
homophobic
homophobically
homophone
homophones (current term)
homophonic
homophonies
homophonous
homophony
homophora
homophylic
homophylies
homophyly
homoplasies
homoplasmic
homoplasmy
homoplast
homoplastic
homoplastic graft

Literary usage of Homophones

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1. Literacy Centers Grades 2-3by Jo Ellen Moore by Jo Ellen Moore (2004)
"Name Set They Sound the Same Choose a card with a pair of homophones. Find the two sentence cards in which the homophones fit. ..."

2. Building Spelling Skills: Grade 5 by Jo Ellen Moore (2002)
"... 9. o'clock 10. you're 11. who's 12. whose 13. aren't 14. it's 15. doesn't This Week's Focus: • Spell contractions • Learn the homophones who's and whose ..."

3. Proceedings of the Society of Biblical Archaeology by Society of Biblical Archaeology (1885)
"... of Strife and War, aud its homophones. I have not yet met with any criticism upon the remarks which I made upon the value of the hieroglyphic sign of ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The more we advance towards antiquity the more the method simplifie», and the alphabet of primitive times admite but a very email number of homophones. ..."

5. The New Era Word Book by Homer Hitchcock Kingsley (1907)
"It is suggested that lessons be regularly assigned here, a column at a time, and that pupils be required to use the homophones in sentences of their own ..."

6. The Monuments of Egypt: Or, Egypt a Witness for the Bible by Francis Lister Hawks (1850)
"Discovery of homophones.—Sir Gardner Wilkinson's tribute to Champollion.—Exposure of the ignorance of the French savans, by Champollion. IT was in August, ..."

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