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Homonyms Words List & Flashcards

Homonyms Words List & Flashcards
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List the different meanings of this word: sink.

1. To drop lower.She sinks down into the chair.

2. A kitchen basin with a faucet. The dishes are in the sink.

3. To go underwater. The boat is sinking.

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List the different meanings of this word: lie_.

1. A dishonest statement. Maria told a lie.

2. To speak dishonestly. I lie about eating 12 cookies.

3. To lay down. I lie down to sleep.

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List the different meanings of this word: foot.

1. A unit of measurement. There are 12 inches in a foot.

2. A body part. I put the shoe on my foot.

3. The bottom of something. It's under the foot of the bed.

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List the different meanings of this word: nail.

1. A small metal tool. Grab the hammer and some nails!

2. The hard tips on fingers and toes. Louis buys nail polish.

3. To do well. Simone nailed her floor routine!

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List the different meanings of this word: second.

1. A designation that something comes after 'first'. Jaime placed second in the race.

2. A unit of time. There are 60 seconds in a minute.

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List the different meanings of this word: park.

1. An outdoor space to play or walk. Sheila plays at the park.

2. To stop and turn off a car somewhere. We can park the van here.

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List the different meanings of this word: club.

1. A group of people with something in common. Join our knitting club!

2. A mallet or bat. He hit the piñata with a club.

3. To hit or strike. The child clubbed his friend.

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List the different meanings of this word: box.

1. A cube or rectangle to put things in. What is in that box?

2. A fighting sport. Those two guys box in the boxing ring.

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List the different meanings of this word: fall.

1. An other name for 'Autumn'. Fall comes after summer.

2. To trip over. Burt falls down.

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List the different meanings of this word: bat.

1. A winged animal. Bats sleep upside down.

2. To swat or blink fast. I bat at the bee and bat my eyelashes.

3. A club in baseball. She swung the baseball bat.

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Homonyms are words that sound and are spelled alike, but have two or more different meanings. This set of flashcards is designed to help students learn about some of the most commonly used homonyms and to practice learning their meanings. Check out the homonym on the front of the card, and try to come up with all of the possible meanings for that word on the back!

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List the different meanings of this word: bat.

1. A winged animal. Bats sleep upside down.

2. To swat or blink fast. I bat at the bee and bat my eyelashes.

3. A club in baseball. She swung the baseball bat.

List the different meanings of this word: fall.

1. An other name for 'Autumn'. Fall comes after summer.

2. To trip over. Burt falls down.

List the different meanings of this word: box.

1. A cube or rectangle to put things in. What is in that box?

2. A fighting sport. Those two guys box in the boxing ring.

List the different meanings of this word: club.

1. A group of people with something in common. Join our knitting club!

2. A mallet or bat. He hit the piñata with a club.

3. To hit or strike. The child clubbed his friend.

List the different meanings of this word: park.

1. An outdoor space to play or walk. Sheila plays at the park.

2. To stop and turn off a car somewhere. We can park the van here.

List the different meanings of this word: second.

1. A designation that something comes after 'first'. Jaime placed second in the race.

2. A unit of time. There are 60 seconds in a minute.

List the different meanings of this word: nail.

1. A small metal tool. Grab the hammer and some nails!

2. The hard tips on fingers and toes. Louis buys nail polish.

3. To do well. Simone nailed her floor routine!

List the different meanings of this word: foot.

1. A unit of measurement. There are 12 inches in a foot.

2. A body part. I put the shoe on my foot.

3. The bottom of something. It's under the foot of the bed.

List the different meanings of this word: lie_.

1. A dishonest statement. Maria told a lie.

2. To speak dishonestly. I lie about eating 12 cookies.

3. To lay down. I lie down to sleep.

List the different meanings of this word: sink.

1. To drop lower.She sinks down into the chair.

2. A kitchen basin with a faucet. The dishes are in the sink.

3. To go underwater. The boat is sinking.

List the different meanings of this word: right.

1. The opposite of left. Turn right at the corner.

2. The opposite of bad. The kids know the difference between right and wrong.

3. Correct. That is the right answer.

List the different meanings of this word: change.

1. To do something different. Barty wants to change his hair color.

2. Loose coins. Do you have change for the parking meter?

List the different meanings of this word: can.

1. To be able to do something. Marissa can lean in.

2. A container for food or soda. Betsy, open that can of corn please.

List the different meanings of this word: yard.

1. A unit of measurement. Three feet are in a yard.

2. A plot of land in front of or behind a home. Kids, go play in the yard!

List the different meanings of this word: jam.

1. A mess, problem, or traffic backup. Dang, we're in a real jam here.

2. Another word for jelly. Rupert loves strawberry jam on toast.

List the different meanings of this word: count.

1. To add up how many of something. Billy counts his blocks.

2. A noble title. Have you seen pictures of the count? Count Dracula?

List the different meanings of this word: spring.

1. The season after winter. The birds are all chirping this spring.

2. To bounce or jump into action. The students spring out of their seats.

List the different meanings of this word: cool.

1. Slightly chilly. Ross grabbed a jacket because it is cool outside.

2. A way to describe something neat, trendy, or popular. Ross grabbed a jacket because it makes him look cool.

List the different meanings of this word: duck.

1. An animal that quacks. I love to watch the duck on the lake.

2. To drop down. They duck down to avoid getting hit with the dodgeball.

List the different meanings of this word: pound.

1. A unit of measurement for weight. My cat weighs 12 pounds.

2. To knock or bang heavily. Sammy will pound on the door until you open it.

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