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Where can you find a free dictionary for homonyms?

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SpellingCity.com, Wikipedia.org, EnchantedLearning.com and AllAboutLearningPress.com provide free lists of homonyms. Wikipedia states that homonyms are words that are spelled and pronounced the same but have different meanings, such as bark (the exterior of a tree) and bark (the sound a dog makes).

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Other sources suggest that homonyms include homophones, words that sound alike but are spelled differently, such as "jeans" and "genes." Homographs are words that are spelled the same but may be pronounced differently, such as desert (an arid region with sparse vegetation) and desert (abandon).

In addition to lists of homonyms, SpellingCity.com provides free video lessons, enrichment strategies and games. EnchantedLearning.com offers an extensive list of homonyms and homophones as well as free printable quizzes and enrichment activities.

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