Words that have the same sound and sometimes the same spelling but differ in meaning (their, there, and they?re or capital meaning funds and capital meaning government city).
words which sound the same; example: "night" and "knight" which are pronounced the same in most modern dialects.
Words with different meanings written differently but pronounced the same.
Words which sound the same but have different meanings and different spellings e.g. meet - meat piece - peace current - currant These words are called homophones from the Greek words
words that sound alike but have different meanings