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A homophone is a word that has the same pronunciation as another word but has a different meaning, origin, or spelling.

For example: "pair" and "pear" are homophones.

Sample sentence:

She couldn't decide whether to write "two," "too," or "to" as they are homophones with distinct meanings.


If used as an adjective, homophone describes something that sounds the same as another word but has a different meaning.

The homophone words confused the English language learners.

Sample sentence:

The teacher taught about homophone words as part of the English grammar lesson.

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