Homophones Quiz #1

Do you know words that sound the same but are spelt differently (and have different meanings)? Using the definitions, name one of the homophones. Definitions have be obtained from dictionary.reference.com. E.g. Sea, See
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Last updated: July 25, 2022
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First submittedFebruary 16, 2013
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1. To be correct OR 2. To trace onto paper with pencil, pen etc
Right OR Write
1. A orange vegetable OR 2. A measure of weight for precious stones
Carrot OR Carat
1. A famous camera brand OR 2. A mounted gun for firing projectiles
Canon OR Cannon
1. A social position sharing common cultural features OR 2. To throw away
Caste OR Cast
1. A metal piece that fits into a lock to move the bolt OR 2. Landing place constructed along edge of the water
Key OR Quay
1. The ability to see OR 2. To quote a passage, book or author
Sight OR Cite
1. A number OR 2. Past tense of eat
Eight OR Ate
1. To purchase OR 2. To say your farewell
Buy OR Bye
1. To wail or cry OR 2. A round object used in sports
Bawl OR Ball
1. A prearranged combat between two people OR 2. Having a twofold, or double in character
Duel OR Dual
1. a member of an irregular politically motivated armed force OR 2. The largest of the apes
Guerrilla OR Gorilla
Level 73
Jan 31, 2013
Very interesting quiz! You should do another one. :) Just one thing - "gorilla" is not an accepted answer. :-/
Level 67
Jan 31, 2013
Neither is "guerrilla," the correct spelling of that word.
Level 23
Feb 2, 2013
Woops o.o! Sorry bout that!
Level 57
Mar 14, 2014
Guerilla and Gorilla are not even close to homophones. Gorilla is pronounced Gor-illa, whereas Guerilla is pronounced Gur-ia.
Level 52
Jun 15, 2024
as an english teacher i can tell you it depends on accent and dialect
Level 34
Oct 21, 2020
All my support for another one of this!
Level 34
Sep 2, 2022
Amazing quiz! Nominated!