Homonyms are those words written and pronounced identically. To better understand, let’s see the following examples:
Address: 1. (noun) direction, place where someone lives, residence; 2. (verb) action that shows the way you speak to the other/to refer to the others
- She told me to come to this address and meet her.
- The Internet address you gave me is wrong.
- I tried to reach you, but it seems you have changed your address.
- You should pay attention to the way you address yourself to someone.
- The way she addressed me was rude.
Book: 1. (noun) an object consisting in several written pages bounded together; 2. (verb) the act of making a reservation to a hotel, restaurant, concert and so on, to register a message or to record the ID information of a suspect.
- The first book he wrote was a complete disaster.
- I’ve read all of his books.
- I want to book the tickets for that concert.
- The flight I booked was cancelled.
- She will book the hotel room for our vacation.
- I adore Stephen King’s last book.
- I rather read a paper book than an e-book.
- She booked my message.
- The police booked him since he was at the crime scene.
Bank: 1. (noun) financial institution where you can deposit your money or get a credit; 2. (verb) action related to the bank which describes either a deal with a financial institution or the action of storing your money into an account.
1. After he graduated, he got a job at a bank.
2. I like working with this bank.
3. This is the safest bank in Europe.
4. I want to bank my money somewhere safe.
5. I’ve decided to bank with the XYZ (fictional name of a bank).