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HOMOPHONES -- pronounced same but they mean differently

This is a list of British-English homophones. See the explanation page for details of the inclusion criteria.
1. accessary, accessory 111. dew, due 221. leach, leech 331. rouse, rows
2. ad, add 112. die, dye 222. lead, led 332. rung, wrung
3. ail, ale 113. discreet, discrete 223. leak, leek 333. rye, wry
4. air, heir 114. doe, doh, dough 224. lean, lien 334. saver, savour
5. aisle, I'll, isle 115. done, dun 225. lessen, lesson 335. spade, spayed
6. all, awl 116. douse, dowse 226. levee, levy 336. sale, sail
7. allowed, aloud 117. draft, draught 227. liar, lyre 337. sane, seine
8. alms, arms 118. dual, duel 228. licence, license 338. satire, satyr
9. altar, alter 119. earn, urn 229. licker, liquor 339. sauce, source
10. arc, ark 120. eery, eyrie 230. lie, lye 340. saw, soar, sore
11. aren't, aunt 121. ewe, yew, you 231. lieu, loo 341. scene, seen
12. ate, eight 122. faint, feint 232. links, lynx 342. scull, skull
13. auger, augur 123. fah, far 233. lo, low 343. sea, see
14. auk, orc 124. fair, fare 234. load, lode 344. seam, seem
15. aural, oral 125. farther, father 235. loan, lone 345. sear, seer, sere
16. away, aweigh 126. fate, fête 236. locks, lox 346. seas, sees, seize
17. awe, oar, or, ore 127. faun, fawn 237. loop, loupe 347. sew, so, sow
18. axel, axle 128. fay, fey 238. loot, lute 348. shake, sheikh
19. aye, eye, I 129. faze, phase 239. made, maid 349. shear, sheer
20. bail, bale 130. feat, feet 240. mail, male 350. shoe, shoo
21. bait, bate 131. ferrule, ferule 241. main, mane 351. sic, sick
22. baize, bays 132. few, phew 242. maize, maze 352. side, sighed
23. bald, bawled 133. fie, phi 243. mall, maul 353. sign, sine
24. ball, bawl 134. file, phial 244. manna, manner 354. sink, synch
25. band, banned 135. find, fined 245. mantel, mantle 355. slay, sleigh
26. bard, barred 136. fir, fur 246. mare, mayor 356. sloe, slow
27. bare, bear 137. fizz, phiz 247. mark, marque 357. sole, soul
28. bark, barque 138. flair, flare 248. marshal, martial 358. some, sum
29. baron, barren 139. flaw, floor 249. marten, martin 359. son, sun
30. base, bass 140. flea, flee 250. mask, masque 360. sort, sought
31. bay, bey 141. flex, flecks 251. maw, more 361. spa, spar
32. bazaar, bizarre 142. flew, flu, flue 252. me, mi 362. staid, stayed
33. be, bee 143. floe, flow 253. mean, mien 363. stair, stare
34. beach, beech 144. flour, flower 254. meat, meet, mete 364. stake, steak
35. bean, been 145. foaled, fold 255. medal, meddle 365. stalk, stork
36. beat, beet 146. for, fore, four 256. metal, mettle 366. stationary, stationery
37. beau, bow 147. foreword, forward 257. meter, metre 367. steal, steel
38. beer, bier 148. fort, fought 258. might, mite 368. stile, style
39. bel, bell, belle 149. forth, fourth 259. miner, minor, mynah 369. storey, story
40. berry, bury 150. foul, fowl 260. mind, mined 370. straight, strait
41. berth, birth 151. franc, frank 261. missed, mist 371. sweet, suite
42. bight, bite, byte 152. freeze, frieze 262. moat, mote 372. swat, swot
43. billed, build 153. friar, fryer 263. mode, mowed 373. tacks, tax
44. bitten, bittern 154. furs, furze 264. moor, more 374. tale, tail
45. blew, blue 155. gait, gate 265. moose, mousse 375. talk, torque
46. bloc, block 156. galipot, gallipot 266. morning, mourning 376. tare, tear
47. boar, bore 157. gallop, galop 267. muscle, mussel 377. taught, taut, tort
48. board, bored 158. gamble, gambol 268. naval, navel 378. te, tea, tee
49. boarder, border 159. gays, gaze 269. nay, neigh 379. team, teem
50. bold, bowled 160. genes, jeans 270. nigh, nye 380. tear, tier
51. boos, booze 161. gild, guild 271. none, nun 381. teas, tease
52. born, borne 162. gilt, guilt 272. od, odd 382. terce, terse
53. bough, bow 163. giro, gyro 273. ode, owed 383. tern, turn
54. boy, buoy 164. gnaw, nor 274. oh, owe 384. there, their, they're
55. brae, bray 165. gneiss, nice 275. one, won 385. threw, through
56. braid, brayed 166. gorilla, guerilla 276. packed, pact 386. throes, throws
57. braise, brays, braze 167. grate, great 277. packs, pax 387. throne, thrown
58. brake, break 168. greave, grieve 278. pail, pale 388. thyme, time
59. bread, bred 169. greys, graze 279. pain, pane 389. tic, tick
60. brews, bruise 170. grisly, grizzly 280. pair, pare, pear 390. tide, tied
61. bridal, bridle 171. groan, grown 281. palate, palette, pallet 391. tire, tyre
62. broach, brooch 172. guessed, guest 282. pascal, paschal 392. to, too, two
63. bur, burr 173. hail, hale 283. paten, patten, pattern 393. toad, toed, towed
64. but, butt 174. hair, hare 284. pause, paws, pores, pours 394. told, tolled
65. buy, by, bye 175. hall, haul 285. pawn, porn 395. tole, toll
66. buyer, byre 176. hangar, hanger 286. pea, pee 396. ton, tun
67. calendar, calender 177. hart, heart 287. peace, piece 397. tor, tore
68. call, caul 178. haw, hoar, whore 288. peak, peek, peke, pique 398. tough, tuff
69. canvas, canvass 179. hay, hey 289. peal, peel 399. troop, troupe
70. cast, caste 180. heal, heel, he'll 290. pearl, purl 400. tuba, tuber
71. caster, castor 181. hear, here 291. pedal, peddle 401. vain, vane, vein
72. caught, court 182. heard, herd 292. peer, pier 402. vale, veil
73. caw, core, corps 183. he'd, heed 293. pi, pie 403. vial, vile
74. cede, seed 184. heroin, heroine 294. pica, pika 404. wail, wale, whale
75. ceiling, sealing 185. hew, hue 295. place, plaice 405. wain, wane
76. cell, sell 186. hi, high 296. plain, plane 406. waist, waste
77. censer, censor, sensor 187. higher, hire 297. pleas, please 407. wait, weight
78. cent, scent, sent 188. him, hymn 298. plum, plumb 408. waive, wave
79. cereal, serial 189. ho, hoe 299. pole, poll 409. wall, waul
80. cheap, cheep 190. hoard, horde 300. poof, pouffe 410. war, wore
81. check, cheque 191. hoarse, horse 301. practice, practise 411. ware, wear, where
82. choir, quire 192. holey, holy, wholly 302. praise, prays, preys 412. warn, worn
83. chord, cord 193. hour, our 303. principal, principle 413. wart, wort
84. cite, sight, site 194. idle, idol 304. profit, prophet 414. watt, what
85. clack, claque 195. in, inn 305. quarts, quartz 415. wax, whacks
86. clew, clue 196. indict, indite 306. quean, queen 416. way, weigh, whey
87. climb, clime 197. it's, its 307. rain, reign, rein 417. we, wee, whee
88. close, cloze 198. jewel, joule 308. raise, rays, raze 418. weak, week
89. coal, kohl 199. key, quay 309. rap, wrap 419. we'd, weed
90. coarse, course 200. knave, nave 310. raw, roar 420. weal, we'll, wheel
91. coign, coin 201. knead, need 311. read, reed 421. wean, ween
92. colonel, kernel 202. knew, new 312. read, red 422. weather, whether
93. complacent, complaisant 203. knight, night 313. real, reel 423. weaver, weever
94. complement, compliment 204. knit, nit 314. reek, wreak 424. weir, we're
95. coo, coup 205. knob, nob 315. rest, wrest 425. were, whirr
96. cops, copse 206. knock, nock 316. retch, wretch 426. wet, whet
97. council, counsel 207. knot, not 317. review, revue 427. wheald, wheeled
98. cousin, cozen 208. know, no 318. rheum, room 428. which, witch
99. creak, creek 209. knows, nose 319. right, rite, wright, write 429. whig, wig
100. crews, cruise 210. laager, lager 320. ring, wring 430. while, wile
101. cue, kyu, queue 211. lac, lack 321. road, rode 431. whine, wine
102. curb, kerb 212. lade, laid 322. roe, row 432. whirl, whorl
103. currant, current 213. lain, lane 323. role, roll 433. whirled, world
104. cymbol, symbol 214. lam, lamb 324. roo, roux, rue 434. whit, wit
105. dam, damn 215. laps, lapse 325. rood, rude 435. white, wight
106. days, daze 216. larva, lava 326. root, route 436. who's, whose
107. dear, deer 217. lase, laze 327. rose, rows 437. woe, whoa
108. descent, dissent 218. law, lore 328. rota, rotor 438. wood, would
109. desert, dessert 219. lay, ley 329. rote, wrote 439. yaw, yore, your, you're
110. deviser, divisor 220. lea, lee 330. rough, ruff 440. yoke, yolk
441. you'll, yule


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