Noun(1) two words are homophones if they are pronounced the same way but differ in meaning or spelling or both (e.g. bare and bear
(1) Plus I have a curious form of dyslexia when I type: rather than the word I intend to write, I write a homophone of the same word.(2) The vase shape symbolizes peace, because the Chinese word for ├ö├ç├┐vase├ö├ç├û is a homophone for the word for ├ö├ç├┐peace├ö├ç├û.(3) Participants were instructed to respond with the first associated word that came to mind after hearing the homophone .(4) You merely assumed that was the homophone I meant.(5) She thinks that people who mix up homophones (like stationary for stationery) ought to have bricks thrown through their windows.(6) Apart from the distressing number of literals and homophones which infest my proof copy, my main criticism is that the author never quite succeeds in bringing her subject into full view.(7) They were not told that the words they would hear were homophones .(8) Technical limitations in the current study meant that the order in which the homophones were presented could not be separately randomised for each participant.(9) It is interesting to note that of the 18 homophones that were common to both experiments, the same response bias was observed in 16 of them.(10) Because of the risk of confusion between homophones , the words were first read in a sentence.(11) Over time, the computer program learned to produce the correct meanings and pronunciations for almost all the words, including homophones such as ├ö├ç├┐plane├ö├ç├û and ├ö├ç├┐plain.├ö├ç├û(12) But there are huge numbers of homophones that are also homographs: pen ├ö├ç├┐writing implement├ö├ç├û, pen ├ö├ç├┐enclosure for animals├ö├ç├û, and pen ├ö├ç├┐penitentiary├ö├ç├û, to choose a textbook example.(13) Participants were presented with homophones and asked to report the first associated word that came to mind.(14) In my own pronunciation, for example, latter and ladder are homophones , unless I'm trying hard to convey the distinction.(15) I've never been good with homophones or homonyms.
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