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pls,i need some list of synonyms,antonyms,homonyms,homophones to study for coming jamb?

pls,i need some list of synonyms,antonyms,homonyms,homophones to study for coming jamb?

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Gaby
2 months ago
You can check myschool classroom, for jamb syllabus.
Homonyms, Homophones, Homographs,
Synonyms And Antonyms
BISMO Apr 15, 2016 0
Most of English words have homonyms, homophones,
homographs, synonyms and antonyms. You can use your favorite
meanwhile speaking and writing. In this article we are going to
introduce: homonyms, homophones, homographs, synonyms and
antonyms.
Homonyms, Homophones, Homographs, Synonyms And
Antonyms
1. Homonyms
Homonyms are words that have the same pronunciation and
spelling, but have different meanings.
Homonyms, Homophones, Homographs, Synonyms And
Antonyms
Bat (animal)
Bat (baseball object)
Can (be able)
Can (put something in container)
Ball (object)
Ball (dance)
2. Homographs/ Heteronyms
Homographs are words that have the same spelling, but
different pronunciation and meaning, also called heteronyms.
Live (living)
Live (of a broadcast)
Desert (land)
Desert (to leave)
Close (to shut)
Close (near)
Common English Homographs/ Heteronyms
Below you can see a list of homographs/ heteronyms which are
confusing for ESL learners. Learn about them to avoid common
errors in spoken and written form.
• Close => clos e: Adj (near) cloz e: verb (shut)
• Live => live: verb (living) lie-ve: Adj (live broadcast)
• Alternate => al-ter-net: Noun (different option) al-ter-nate:
verb (interchange, substitute)
• Content => con-tent: Noun (information) con-tent : Adj
(satisfied)
• Desert => de -zert: Noun (dry land) de-zert : Verb (to leave)
• Dove => duv: Noun (bird) dove: Verb (past form of dive)
• Lead => leed: Verb (to direct) led: Noun (kind of iron)
• Minute => min-it: Noun (a period of time) my-nute: Adj (very
small)
• Polish => pah-lish: N,V (brush) poh-lish: Adj (from Poland)
• Tear => teer: Noun (liquid from eye) tare: Verb (rip)
• Separate => sep-ret: Adj (different) Sep-a-rate: Verb (To
divide)
The words above are the most common homographs that have
the same spelling, but different pronunciation and different
meaning. The words which are colored in blue show the
pronunciation, we recommend you to check the pronunciation of
those words once at dictionary.
3. Homophones
Homophones are words that have the same pronunciation, but
have different spelling and meaning.
Meet (to see)
Meat (the flesh of an animal)
Weak (not strong)
Week (a period of seven days)
See (to watch)
Sea (water)
Commonly Confused Homophones
Affect vs. Effect => Affect (verb) Effect (noun)
There vs. Their vs. they’re => There (location) Their
(possessive) They’re (they are)
You’re vs. Your => You’re (you are) Your (possessive)
Other Commonly Confused Homophones
Accept/ except
Allowed/ aloud
Ant/aunt
Ball/bawl
Bear/bare
Board/bored
Brake/break
By/bye/buy
Capital/capitol
Clothes/close
Dear/deer
Die/dye
Fare/fair
Flea/flee
Hoarse/horse
Idle/idol
Its/it’s
Knight/night
Meet/meat
No/know
Pair/pare/pair
Right/write
Read/reed
Scene/seen
Sight/site/cite
Tail/tale
Raught/taut
Threw/though
Which/witch
Loose/lose
Principle/principal
Weather/whether
Each pairs of words above have same pronunciation, but
different meaning and different spelling.
4. Synonyms
Synonyms are words that are spelt and pronounced different
but have the same or nearly the same meaning as another
word.
Big
Large
Correct
True
Near
Close
5. Antonyms
An antonym is a word that has opposite meaning of another
word.
Old
Young
White
Black
Boy
Girl
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