Homophones word meaning useful for Competition Exam

Homophones- such words as the similar in look or sound but different in meaning is called Homophones.

In Hindi—waise sabd jiske uccharn ek jaise ho lekin arth alag –alag ho use homophones kahate hai.

Homophones, Word power, Homophones useful for Competition Exam. word similar to look but different meaning

1 Access- Reach (pahuch) 
   Excess – too(bahut)

2. Accept – take (lena) 

    Except – excluding (nikalan, chorana.)

3. Accident – a mishap (durghatna)

     Incident – An event(ghatna)

4. Adapt – Adjust (suits)Adept –  

    Expert , skillful(Nipun)Adopt(choose) Chunana

5. Advice – A piece of opinion 

                                                                                        Advise- to give opinion

6. Affect – prented, Influence 

    Effect -  Result

7. Allusion- Indirect, reference 

    Illusion -   deceptive, Appearance 



8. Altar- A place for offereing in a temple or church 

    Alter – Change

9. Apposite -  Suitable, proper 

    Opposite -  Contrary, quite, different.

10. Avocation-  secondary, occupation, 

      Vocation – regular profession

11. Bare – uncovered (kahali) 

      Bear – tolerate – (sahana)

12. Birth -  coming into life. 

     Berth – a seat in a cabin or carriage

13. Bridal – Relating  to marriage 

      Bridle – Rein 

14. Board -  A piece of Wood 

      Bored – Felt  tired or dull

15. Border -  Edge 

      Boarder – One who lives with some body

16. Convas – Rough Cloth of hemp or flax 

       Convass – solicit  vote or some favour

17. Casual -  Accidental, occasional 

      Causal – having the relation between cause and effect.

18. Check- Restrain, prevent , test 

     Cheque- A written order to bank for money.

19. Cession-  surrender of something or transfer of a territory 

      Session-  A term of period cessation – Stopping

20. Coarse -  rough 

     Course- line of action

21. Cease -  to stop

Homophones word meaning, Similiar word meaning, Homopjones meaning useful for exam

       Seize – To take possession

22. Corpse – dead body 

     Corps-  a body of troops

23. Complement- that which completes  

      Compliment- Regard to courtesy.

24.Conscious- aware

     Conscientious – honest, obedient to one’s conscience.

25. Credible  - Believable
      Creditable - Worthy of praise and honors

26. Council - A group of men to give advice
     Counsel -  Advise

27. Defy -  Challenge 
      Deify -  To worship as a god

28. Descent -  down ward slope
      Dissent - differ

29. Diseased  - Suffering form a disease
      Deceased  - Dead

30. Draugh - The quantity of liquid, drunk at a time, Current of air.
     Draft -  To draw up a rough sketch

31. Dual - Divided in Two parts
      Duel - Fight into two

32. Eminent - Prominent , Famous
      Imminent -  Impending , about to happen

33. Emigrant -  A man who leaves his country and settle in another
      Immigrant  - A man who comes to live in a foreign country.

34. Eligible -  Fit to be chosen
      Illegible - That which can not be read

35. Elicit - To draw out by question on answer
    Illicit  -  Unlawful 

36. Eruption -  Bursting up
     Irruption  -  Sudden, Invasion

37. Fair  -  Good, a Show
   Fare  - Passage , Money

38. Gate - Door
     Gait -  Manner of walking

39.  Gamble -  Play for stakes, Money
      Gambol - To play ordance about

40.  Hoard - To Store
       Horde - A gang

41 .Ingenious  - Clever
     Ingenous - Frank, and simple

42. Jealous - Envious
      Zealous - Full of enthusiasm

43.  Knows -  To know
      Nose - An organ of smell

44. Later - More late in time
     Latter - Oppose to former 

45. Loose -  As not light, to release
    Lose - Suffer, loss

46. Lessen - To make less
      Lesson -  Something to be learnt

47. Menetary - Relating to money
      Monitory - Giving, warning, advise 

48. Mist - Water , vapour  in the air
    Missed - Failed to hit or catch.

49. Persecute - opress (vex)
      Prosecute - to bring before a court to pursue.

50 . Place - Space
       Plaice - a flat fish

51. Pray - Make a devout request
      Prey - victim

52. Prescribe - To give directions for the use of
       Proscribe - To prohibit

53. Precede -  to go before
      Proceed  - To go ahead

54 - President - one who presides over a meeting
        Precedent - before , A previous example for illustration





55.Plan -  Level, a tool

     Plain - Simple , easy

56. Principal - Chief , head of college, Capital
      Principle -  fundamental law or the truth

57. Quite - Altogether
      Quiet - Silent

58. Root - Part of plant in the soil
      Rout - A way taken or planned

59. Stationary - Fixed
      Stationery - written material, paper, envelope etc

60. Stare - To look fixedly
      Stair -  Fixed steps

61.Story - An account of events
     Storey- Floor in a building

62. Symbol - mark
      Cymbol- A Musical Instrument

63. Soldier -  Member of an army
      Shoulder -  Part of the body

64 - Umpire - A referee in a game
        Empire - Dominion , King, Monarch.

65. Waive - To forgo
       Wave-  Wave are rising in the sea

66. Wait -  Stay where one is
      Weight - Measurement by scale balance

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