Grammar Bomb: Homograph, Homonym, VS Homophone

Have you read a good book that was a good read—or opened a grate with a great tool?

#GrammarBombEA

 

Homographs [THINK: Graph—Looks alike]
Homophones [THINK: Phone—Sounds alike]
Homonyms [THINK: both graph & phone]

 

HOMONYMS

Both homographs and homophones

Homonyms are words spelled or pronounced alike but different in meaning….”

HOMOGRAPHS

Read, read | stalk, stalk | page, page

Homographs are words that are spelled alike, but have different meanings and sometimes different pronunciations….”

HOMOPHONES

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]