Homophones List For Creativity

A comprehensive homophones list to spark creative ideas. Browse through the homophones list, a totally random connection can trigger great ideas. Use them well....it's the IDEAMEN that get ahead in life.

“I kept always two books in my pocket, one to read, one to write in." -Robert Louis Stevenson

Homophones List

  • lac, lack
  • lade, laid
  • lain, lane
  • accessary, accessory
  • acts, axe
  • ad, add
  • aid, aide
  • ail, ale
  • air, heir, err
  • aisle, I'll, isle
  • all, awl
  • allowed, aloud
  • alms, arms
  • all ready, already
  • altar, alter
  • arc, ark
  • aren't, aunt
  • assent, ascent
  • assistance, assistants
  • ate, eight
  • auger, augur
  • auk, orc
  • aural, oral
  • away, aweigh
  • awe, oar, or, ore
  • axel, axle
  • aye, eye, I
  • bail, bale
  • bait, bate
  • baize, bays
  • bald, bawled
  • ball, bawl
  • band, banned
  • bard, barred
  • bare, bear
  • bark, barque
  • baron, barren
  • base, bass
  • bases, basis
  • bay, bey
  • bazaar, bizarre
  • be, bee
  • beach, beech
  • bean, been
  • beat, beet
  • beau, bow
  • beer, bier
  • bel, bell, belle
  • berry, bury
  • berth, birth
  • bight, bite, byte
  • billed, build
  • bitten, bittern
  • blew, blue
  • bloc, block
  • boar, bore
  • board, bored
  • boarder, border
  • bold, bowled
  • boos, booze
  • born, borne
  • bough, bow
  • boy, buoy
  • brae, bray
  • braid, brayed
  • braise, brays, braze
  • brake, break
  • bread, bred
  • brews, bruise
  • bridal, bridle
  • broach, brooch
  • browse, brows
  • bouillon, bullion
  • bur, burr
  • but, butt
  • buy, by, bye
  • buyer, byre
  • cache, cash
  • calendar, calender
  • call, caul
  • callous, callus
  • cannon, canon
  • canvas, canvass
  • carrot, karat, carat
  • cast, caste
  • caster, castor
  • caught, court
  • caw, core, corps
  • cede, seed
  • ceiling, sealing
  • cell, sell
  • censer, censor, sensor
  • cent, scent, sent
  • cereal, serial
  • cession, session
  • chants, chance
  • cheap, cheep
  • check, cheque
  • chews, choose
  • chic, sheik
  • choir, quire
  • chord, cord
  • cite, sight, site
  • clack, claque
  • clew, clue
  • climb, clime
  • close, cloze
  • coal, kohl
  • coarse, course
  • coign, coin
  • colonel, kernel
  • complacent, complaisant
  • complement, compliment
  • coo, coup
  • cops, copse
  • council, counsel
  • cousin, cozen
  • creak, creek
  • crews, cruise
  • cue, kyu, queue
  • curb, kerb
  • currant, current
  • cymbol, symbol
  • dam, damn
  • days, daze
  • dear, deer
  • descent, dissent
  • desert, dessert
  • deviser, divisor
  • dew, due
  • die, dye
  • discreet, discrete
  • doe, doh, dough
  • done, dun
  • douse, dowse
  • draft, draught
  • dual, duel
  • earn, urn
  • eery, eyrie
  • ewe, yew, you
  • faint, feint
  • fah, far
  • fair, fare
  • farther, father
  • fate, fête
  • faun, fawn
  • fay, fey
  • faze, phase
  • feat, feet
  • ferrule, ferule
  • few, phew
  • fie, phi
  • file, phial
  • find, fined
  • fir, fur
  • fizz, phiz
  • flair, flare
  • flaw, floor
  • flea, flee
  • flex, flecks
  • flew, flu, flue
  • floe, flow
  • flour, flower
  • foaled, fold
  • for, fore, four
  • foreword, forward
  • fort, fought
  • forth, fourth
  • foul, fowl
  • franc, frank
  • freeze, frieze
  • friar, fryer
  • furs, furze
  • gait, gate
  • galipot, gallipot
  • gallop, galop
  • gamble, gambol
  • gays, gaze
  • genes, jeans
  • gild, guild
  • gilt, guilt
  • giro, gyro
  • gnaw, nor
  • gneiss, nice
  • gorilla, guerilla
  • grate, great
  • greave, grieve
  • greys, graze
  • grisly, grizzly
  • groan, grown
  • guessed, guest
  • hail, hale
  • hair, hare
  • hall, haul
  • hangar, hanger
  • hart, heart
  • haw, hoar, whore
  • hay, hey
  • heal, heel, he'll
  • hear, here
  • heard, herd
  • he'd, heed
  • heroin, heroine
  • hew, hue
  • hi, high
  • higher, hire
  • him, hymn
  • ho, hoe
  • hoard, horde
  • hoarse, horse
  • holey, holy, wholly
  • hour, our
  • idle, idol
  • in, inn
  • indict, indite
  • it's, its
  • jewel, joule
  • key, quay
  • knave, nave
  • knead, need
  • knew, new
  • knight, night
  • knit, nit
  • knob, nob
  • knock, nock
  • knot, not
  • know, no
  • knows, nose
  • laager, lager
  • lam, lamb
  • laps, lapse
  • larva, lava
  • lase, laze
  • law, lore
  • lay, ley
  • lea, lee
  • leach, leech
  • lead, led
  • leak, leek
  • lean, lien
  • lessen, lesson
  • levee, levy
  • liar, lyre
  • licence, license
  • licker, liquor
  • lie, lye
  • lieu, loo
  • links, lynx
  • lo, low
  • load, lode
  • loan, lone
  • locks, lox
  • loop, loupe
  • loot, lute
  • made, maid
  • mail, male
  • main, mane
  • maize, maze
  • mall, maul
  • manna, manner
  • mantel, mantle
  • mare, mayor
  • mark, marque
  • marshal, martial
  • marten, martin
  • mask, masque
  • maw, more
  • me, mi
  • mean, mien
  • meat, meet, mete
  • medal, meddle
  • metal, mettle
  • meter, metre
  • might, mite
  • miner, minor, mynah
  • mind, mined
  • missed, mist
  • moat, mote
  • mode, mowed
  • moor, more
  • moose, mousse
  • morning, mourning
  • muscle, mussel
  • naval, navel
  • nay, neigh
  • nigh, nye
  • none, nun
  • od, odd
  • ode, owed
  • oh, owe
  • one, won
  • packed, pact
  • packs, pax
  • pail, pale
  • pain, pane
  • pair, pare, pear
  • palate, palette, pallet
  • pascal, paschal
  • paten, patten, pattern
  • pause, paws, pores, pours
  • pawn, porn
  • pea, pee
  • peace, piece
  • peak, peek, peke, pique
  • peal, peel
  • pearl, purl
  • pedal, peddle
  • peer, pier
  • pi, pie
  • pica, pika
  • place, plaice
  • plain, plane
  • pleas, please
  • plum, plumb
  • pole, poll
  • poof, pouffe
  • practice, practise
  • praise, prays, preys
  • principal, principle
  • profit, prophet
  • quarts, quartz
  • quean, queen
  • rain, reign, rein
  • raise, rays, raze
  • rap, wrap
  • raw, roar
  • read, reed
  • read, red
  • real, reel
  • reek, wreak
  • rest, wrest
  • retch, wretch
  • review, revue
  • rheum, room
  • right, rite, wright, write
  • ring, wring
  • road, rode
  • roe, row
  • role, roll
  • roo, roux, rue
  • rood, rude
  • root, route
  • rose, rows
  • rota, rotor
  • rote, wrote
  • rough, ruff
  • rouse, rows
  • rung, wrung
  • rye, wry
  • saver, savour
  • spade, spayed
  • sale, sail
  • sane, seine
  • satire, satyr
  • sauce, source
  • saw, soar, sore
  • scene, seen
  • scull, skull
  • sea, see
  • seam, seem
  • sear, seer, sere
  • seas, sees, seize
  • sew, so, sow
  • shake, sheikh
  • shear, sheer
  • shoe, shoo
  • sic, sick
  • side, sighed
  • sign, sine
  • sink, synch
  • slay, sleigh
  • sloe, slow
  • sole, soul
  • some, sum
  • son, sun
  • sort, sought
  • spa, spar
  • staid, stayed
  • stair, stare
  • stake, steak
  • stalk, stork
  • stationary, stationery
  • steal, steel
  • stile, style
  • storey, story
  • straight, strait
  • sweet, suite
  • swat, swot
  • tacks, tax
  • tale, tail
  • talk, torque
  • tare, tear
  • taught, taut, tort
  • te, tea, tee
  • team, teem
  • tear, tier
  • teas, tease
  • terce, terse
  • tern, turn
  • there, their, they're
  • threw, through
  • throes, throws
  • throne, thrown
  • thyme, time
  • tic, tick
  • tide, tied
  • tire, tyre
  • to, too, two
  • toad, toed, towed
  • told, tolled
  • tole, toll
  • ton, tun
  • tor, tore
  • tough, tuff
  • troop, troupe
  • tuba, tuber
  • vain, vane, vein
  • vale, veil
  • vial, vile
  • wail, wale, whale
  • wain, wane
  • waist, waste
  • wait, weight
  • waive, wave
  • wall, waul
  • war, wore
  • ware, wear, where
  • warn, worn
  • wart, wort
  • watt, what
  • wax, whacks
  • way, weigh, whey
  • we, wee, whee
  • weak, week
  • we'd, weed
  • weal, we'll, wheel
  • wean, ween
  • weather, whether
  • weaver, weever
  • weir, we're
  • were, whirr
  • wet, whet
  • wheald, wheeled
  • which, witch
  • whig, wig
  • while, wile
  • whine, wine
  • whirl, whorl
  • whirled, world
  • whit, wit
  • white, wight
  • who's, whose
  • woe, whoa
  • wood, would
  • yaw, yore, your, you're
  • yoke, yolk
  • you'll, yule

Homophones List References

  1. http://www.allaboutlearningpress.com/list-of-homophones/  
  2. http://www.singularis.ltd.uk/bifroest/misc/homophones-list.html

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