Add – Ad:
To add is to total an amount up such as 2+2 = 4. I am going to add my money up to see how much I have. Add also refers to join or to increase the amount, size or quantity of something.
Ad is short for advertisement and advertising. I saw an ad on the TV.
Allowed – Aloud:
Allowed is to grant, permit or to let. You are allowed to have that cake.
Aloud is when you are talking loudly not in a quiet voice or a whisper, ‘She read the poem out aloud’.
Ate – Eight:
Ate is to have eaten food, such as I have ate, I have just eaten.
Eight is a number that comes after seven and before nine, Seven, Eight Nine.
7 8 9.
Bare – Bear:
Bare means naked, to be unclothed, exposed and without cover.
Bear is an animal; there are brown bears, Polar bears and Panda bears. A child’s toy is a teddy bear.Bear is to also support, carry, to bear in mind, to bear witness to.
Councillor – Counsellor:
Councillor is a member of a collective group, (see council).
Counsellor is one who advices, (see Counsel)
Draft – Draught:
Draft is a sketch of an idea, a preliminary drawing of a rough plan.
Draught is a current of cold air; it also refers to a measure of drink.
Edition – Addition:
Edition is the number of times a copy is published, such as a book. A new edition usually has additions and alterations added to it.
Addition is anything that is added, or has something added on to it, an additive.
Heir – Air:
Heir is a relative or a person entitled to inherit good’s or money that a deceased person has left to them.
Air is the atmosphere surrounding us that we breathe.