Have you read a good book that was a good read—or opened a grate with a great tool?
Homographs [THINK: Graph—Looks alike]
Homophones [THINK: Phone—Sounds alike]
Homonyms [THINK: both graph & phone]
Both homographs and homophones
“Homonyms are words spelled or pronounced alike but different in meaning….”
Read, read | stalk, stalk | page, page
“Homographs are words that are spelled alike, but have different meanings and sometimes different pronunciations….”
Grate, great | weight, wait | gilt, guilt
“Homophones are words that are pronounced the same but are different in spelling and meaning….”
[read more about it on blog.dictionary.com]
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