Recognizing Words with Multiple Meanings Two words can be spelled the same way . They can be pronounced the same way. But they can have different meanings. These are called words with multiple meanings .
Blue is usually a color name. It can mean the color of the sky. Blue can mean something else, It can mean SAD .
Can you think of multiple meanings for these words
Watch … used for telling what time of day it is. to look at.
Fly…. a flying insect with one pair of wings. to move through the air by using wings or to travel through the air in an aircraft.
Duck … a swimming bird with a flat bill, short legs that waddles and … to lower the head or body to get out of the way.
Park … a place outdoors that you go to for picnics and playing . to stop a car and leave it.
Bat … A furry animal that looks like a mouse with wings. a wooden club you use to hit a ball.
Sock … you wear on your feet. when you hit or punch someone.
Leaves …. on a tree or plant (plural of the word leaf). to go away from.
In this sentence what does the word leaves mean? Anthony leaves the house at 8 a.m.
Wave … to flap hand to say hello or goodbye. Something that travels through air or space.
The surfer rode the wave . In this sentence what does the word wave mean?
Straw … tube of paper or plastic used to sip a drink. A hollow stalk of wheat or rye or other cereal grass.
In this sentence what does the word straw mean? Max blew bubbles with his straw .
Play … to have fun. a story that is acted out on stage.
In this sentence what does the word play mean? Connie did not want to play tag.
How many words can you think of that have multiple meanings?