The Complete List of Homonyms

The is the Complete List of Homonyms which contains all the Homonyms.

Cache: A hidden store of things

Cash: Money in coins or notes


Cannon:

1. A large, heavy piece of artillery formerly used in warfare

2. (Billiards or snooker) A stroke in which the cue ball strikes two balls successfully

3. Collide with something forcefully or at an angle

Canon:

1. A general rule or principle by which something is judged

2. The degree or the law of a Church

3. A collection or the list of sacred books accepted as genuine


Canvas: A strong coarse unbleached cloth used to make sails, tents etc… and as a surface for oil painting

Canvass:

1. Solicit votes from voters

2. Propose an idea or a plan for discussion


Capital:

1. The most important city or a town of a country or a region, usually the seat of government and administration

2. Wealth owned by a person or an association or invested, lent or borrowed

3. A capital letter

4. (Of an offence or charge) Liable to attract the death penalty

Capitol:

1. (In the USA) A building housing a legislative assembly

2. (The Capitol) The temple of Jupiter on the Capitoline Hill in ancient Rome


Carat:

1. A unit of weight for precious stones and pearls, equivalent to 200 milligrams

2. (USA spelling of karat) A measure of the purity of Gold, pure gold being 24 carats

Caret:A proofreader’s mark (^) placed below a line of text to indicate a proposed insertion or correction

Carrot: A tapering orange-colored root eaten as a vegetable


Cast:

1. Throw forcefully in a specified direction

2. Cause (light or shadow) to appear on a surface

3. Discard

4. Shape (metal or other material) by pouring into a mould while molten

5. Register( a vote)

6. Throw the hooked and baited end of a fishing line into the water

7. cast a magic spell to take effect

8. The actors taking part in a play or film

Caste: 1. each of hereditary classes of Hindu society, distinguished by relative degrees of ritual purity or pollution (untouchables) and of social status

2. (In some social insects) A physically distinct kind of individual with a particular function(Entomology)


Cede: Give up (power or territory)

Seed: A plant’s unit of reproduction through which another plant is capable of growing


Cell:

1. A small room in which a prisoner is kept locked or in which a monk or a nun sleeps

2. A small group of people forming a nucleus of a political party

3. A device containing electrodes immersed in electrolyte, used for current generation or electrolysis

Sell: Give or hand over in exchange for money


Censor: An official who examines material that is to be published or a film that is to be screened and deletes or edits parts considered offensive to societal sensibilities or a threat to the security of the society

Sensor: A device which detects or measures a physical property


Cite:

1. Quote (a book or author) as evidence for an argument or belief

2. Praise for a courageous act in an official dispatch

Sight:

1. The faculty or the power of seeing

2. The action or the fact of seeing someone or something

Site:

1. An area of ground on which something is located

2. The place where a particular event or activity is occurring or has occurred


Coarse:

1. Rough or harsh in texture, unrefined

2. (Of a person’s features) Not elegantly formed or well proportioned

3. (Of a person’s character or his speech) Rude or vulgar

Course:

1. The route or direction followed by a ship, aircraft, road or a river

2. The way in which something progresses or develops

3. A dish forming one of the successive parts of meal

4. A series or lectures or lessons in a particular subject

5. An area of land prepared for racing, golf or any other sport


Complacent: Smug and uncritically satisfied with oneself or one’s achievements, self-satisfied

Complaisant: Willingness to please others or to accept their behavior without protest


Complement:

1. A thing that contributes extra features to something else and thereby enhances and improves it

2. The number or quantity the makes something complete

Compliment: A polite expression of praise or admiration


Conch: A tropical marine mollusk

Conk:

1. (Of a machine) break down

2. Faint or go to sleep or die


Coo:

1. (Of a pigeon or dove) Make a softy murmuring sound

2. (Of a person) To speak in a soft and gentle voice

Coup:

1. A sudden and violent seizure of power from a government

2. An unexpected and notably successful act

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