In English language, people come across many words that are often spelled same but have different meanings. Today, I want to discuss two such words that are different in meanings but have same pronunciation. These two words are ‘Aid vs. Aide’. Aid vs. Aide – What is the Difference, Definition & Meanings? As you can see that there is only one-letter difference between aid and aide. Their pronunciation is exactly alike but there is difference in spellings. So, it is very important for the … [Read more...]
Confusing Words in English
English has hundreds of confusing words in its vocabulary. Sometimes, even the native English speakers and writers get confused of some words. For instance, there are homophones that sound same but have different meanings. Writers often get confused of homophones. So, in order to make your writing error-free, you must be careful with word choice.
The following list of Confusing Words will help you in clearing up your minds. I have explained and compared many commonly confused words. I hope that after reading each post, you will never ever be confused with your word choices.
English language is filled up with hundreds of confusing words. Sometimes, it is difficult to identify the correct word to use in speaking or writing. In this context, I will explain and clear the confusion and difference between access vs. excess. Access vs. Excess – What is the Difference, Definition, & Meanings? Unlike their pronunciation, these two words have very different meanings, usage and spellings. Only two alphabets are different in them i.e. access > excess. They pronounced … [Read more...]
Sometimes, English language seems to be very confusing. Writers often get confused while writing because most of the words in English language have different meanings but same pronunciation. For speakers, words cannot be so difficult to speak out but in writing, writers should clear up their minds about each and every word. So, this post is related to the explanation of three confusing words that are assent vs. ascent vs. accent. Assent vs. Ascent vs. Accent – What is the Difference, Definition … [Read more...]
In writing, it would be great for writers to use such words that seem foreign. In this post, I want to discuss some words that are more likely to be foreign and writers do confuse themselves in choosing the most suitable words for their write-up. Acumen vs. acuity vs. acuteness are the words that are somehow related to each other in terms of meanings as well as in pronunciation. Acumen vs. Acuity vs. Acuteness - What is the Difference, Definition & Meanings? The confusion between acumen, … [Read more...]
You will find many problematic words in English language. To truly succeed in writing, you need to overcome these problems. Today, I want to discuss two very obvious words of English language. These two words are advise vs. advice. Almost every person, whether he is a native or non-native English speaker, came across with these two words. I am one of those persons who faced problem or got puzzled taking these two words i.e. advise or advice. So, it can be my mission to completely describe … [Read more...]