The words ohs, owes sound the same but have different meanings and spellings. Why do ohs, owes sound the same even though they are completely different words?
The answer is simple: ohs, owes are homophones of the English language.
Plural form of oh.
Third-person singular simple present indicative form of owe.
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Homophones (literally "same sound") are usually defined as words that share the same pronunciation, regardless of how they are spelled.