|Homonyms are words that are spelled and pronounced the same but have different meanings.
In other words, homonyms ("same name") are words with one spelling and one pronunciation, but two unrelated meanings, such as bear or left or just or pole.
Homophones are words that are pronounced the same but differ in meaning, derivation, or spelling.
Homographs are words that are spelled the same but differ in meaning, derivation, or pronunciation.
In other words, homographs ("same writing") are words that have one spelling but two pronunciations and two distinct meanings or usages.
Directions: Answer the following questions. Describe homonyms, homophones, and homographs in your own words and give examples. As a homework, find and write five more examples each for homonyms, homophones, and homographs.