Homophones pair Examples & List with Meaning No.- 2

By | April 2, 2019

Homophones in English is a major part of the vocabulary. Considering this we are providing homophones list and homophones with meaning. These homophones examples are really going to help you to learn correct homophones meaning. These are for all levels yet these can be said to be the homophones for kids because these homophones worksheets are like homophones games. So Enjoy these homophones exercises to enrich your vocabulary-


Confusion Of Words

  1. Bridal (belonging to a bride or wedding). At the time of her marriage, she looked very charming in the bridal dress.

 Bridle (horse’s reins). A horse can be controlled with a bridle.

  1. Canvas (a coarse cloth). His shoes are made of canvas.

Canvass (to make propaganda, to ask for votes or support). The party workers are canvassing for their candidate.

  1. Cast (to throw). He cast a stone in the water.

Caste (sect or community). Some people look down upon the members of lower castes.

  1. Casual (cursory, not careful or serious). He is very casual in the matter of his dress.


(of a cause). What is the causal connection between these two events?

  1. Check (restraint, control/to control, evaluate). The teacher checked my essay.

Cheque (order to draw money from a bank). The bank clerk cashed my cheque.

  1. Childish (like a child— used in a bad sense). Don’t behave in a childish manner.

 Childlike (like a child — used in a good sense). Mahatma Gandhi had a childlike simplicity.

  1. Cite (to quote or refer to). He lawyer cited many cases in the defence of his client.

 The site (some marked place). This is the site for a new hospital.

  1. Coarse (rough). He generally wears garments made of coarse cloth.

 Course (syllabus, series, etc.). Have you completed your course of medicine?

  1. Collision (a violent meeting, striking against each other) There was a collision between a car and a truck.

 Collusion (a secret agreement for evil purposes). In our country, there is often a collision between the politicians and the criminals.

  1. Comity (courtesy). His behaviour is marked with comity.

Committee (a group of persons). The committee is having a meeting in the hall.

  1. Complement (the person or thing which fulfils or completes) The husband and wife are the complements of each other.

Compliment (praise, flattery). Her admirers pay her great compliments.

  1. Contagious (infections). T.B. is a contagious disease.

Contiguous (adjoining). My house is contiguous to the college.

  1. Continual (repeated). He is getting continual complaints from the principal about her son’s behaviour.

Continuous (uninterrupted). It has been raining continuously for three hours.

  1. Corporal (of the body).I am against corporal punishment for children.

Corporeal (pertaining to the body). She spends most of her time in corporeal care.

  1. Council (assembly or committee). The council has decided to improve the condition of the city.

 Counsel (advice). You should act upon good counsel.

  1. Credible (that may be believed). The police did not find his story credible.

 Creditable (bringing honour respec).Kapil Dev’s achievement in cricket is credible.

  1. Dairy (a place where milk, cream, etc. are supplied). He works on a dairy farm.

Diary (a personal record of the events of one’s life). It is a good habit to keep a diary.

  1. Decent (fairly good). He leads a decent life.

 Descent (coming down). The descent from the hill was easy.

 Dissent (disagreement). There was no voice of dissent in the meeting.

  1. Definite (exact, certain). Please adopt a definite plan for success.

Definitive (decisive, conclusive). Our army had a definitive victory in the battle.

  1. Defy (to challenge, to oppose). The crowd defied the police order and took out a procession.

 Deify (to respect or worship somebody or something like a god). Indians deify the forces and objects of nature like the wind, the sun, fire, etc.

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