Homophones, Homonyms & Confusing Words Worksheet-4

Homophones, Homonyms & Confusing Words Worksheet-4


Choose the homonyms that matches the following definitions:

  1. 1. To pull apart or into pieces by force.

2. A drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands.

A. Tier                B. Tear               C. Tire                D. Tyre


  1. 1. A false statement deliberately presented as being true.

2. To place oneself at rest in a flat, horizontal surface;

A. Lye                 B. Lot                  C. Low                D. Lie


  1. 1. A compartment in a barn, for depositing hay, or grain in the stalks..

2. A howl of a dog.

3. A body of water partially enclosed by land.

A. Bay                 B. By                   C. Buy                 D. Bye


  1. 1. To be first.

2. Tend to or result in.

3. An actor who plays a principal role.

A. Lead               B. Leed               C. Lid                  D. Lent


  1. 1. The harsh, explosive sound made by a dog.

2. The tough outer covering of the woody stems and roots of trees, shrubs, and other woody plants.

A. Barn               B. Broke             C. Break             D. Bark


  1. 1. To depart.

2. Opposite of right.

A. Left                B. Let                  C. Loft                D. Leave


  1. 1. A long, cylindrical piece of wood or metal.

2. Ends of Earth's axis.

3. Fishing rod.

A. Pool                B. Pile                 C. Pole                D. Poll


  1. 1. Light in color.

2. A traveling show, having sideshows and rides and games.

3. Free from bias, dishonesty, or injustice.

A. Fare               B. Fair                C. Fear               D. Fore


  1. 1. To hold up.

2. Support.

3. To give birth to.

4. Carnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws.

A. Beer               B. Bear               C. Bare               D. Bore


  1. 1. The front section of a ship or boat.

2. To bend or curve downward.

A. Boo                 B. Bew                C. Bow                D. Brew


Answer Key:

(1)-B; (2)-D; (3)-A; (4)-A; (5)-D; (6)-A; (7)-C; (8)-B; (9)-B; (10)-C