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Words with Silent Letter E

Words with Silent Letter E

What is a silent letter?

A silent letter is a letter that, in a particular word, does not correspond to any sound in the word’s pronunciation. One of the noted difficulties of English spelling is a high number of silent letters, they make the spelling of words different from their pronunciation.

List of Words with Silent Letter E

Here’s a list of “silent letters E” in English.

  • Age
  • Breathe
  • Bridge
  • Change
  • Clothes
  • Gene
  • Hate
  • Like
  • Love
  • Please
  • Vegetable

Silent E words with meaning and examples

Here are the silent ‘E’ words with their meanings and examples:

Meaning: The length of time that a person has lived or a thing has existed.
Example: She lied about her age to get into the club.

Meaning: Take air into the lungs and then expel it, especially as a regular physiological process.
Example: It’s important to breathe deeply to stay calm.

Meaning: A structure carrying a road, path, or railroad across a river, road, or other obstacles.
Example: They built a new bridge to reduce traffic congestion.

Meaning: Make or become different.
Example: You need to change your clothes before dinner.

Meaning: Items worn to cover the body.
Example: She bought new clothes for the summer vacation.

Meaning: A unit of heredity which is transferred from a parent to offspring and determines some characteristic of the offspring.
Example: Scientists discovered a gene linked to the disease.

Meaning: Feel intense or passionate dislike for someone or something.
Example: I hate getting up early in the morning.

Meaning: Find agreeable, enjoyable, or satisfactory.
Example: I like to read books in my free time.

Meaning: An intense feeling of deep affection.
Example: They expressed their love through letters.

Meaning: Cause to feel happy and satisfied.
Example: The gift will surely please her.

Meaning: A plant or part of a plant used as food.
Example: Carrots are my favorite vegetable.

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