Definitions for Rhymeraɪm
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
rhymeraɪm(n.; v.)rhymed, rhym•ing.
(n.)identity in sound of some part, esp. the end, of words or lines of verse.
a word agreeing with another in terminal sound: Find is a rhyme for mind and kind.
verse or poetry having correspondence in the terminal sounds of the lines.
a poem or piece of verse having such correspondence.
(v.t.)to treat in rhyme, as a subject; turn into rhyme, as something in prose.
to compose (verse or the like) in metrical form with rhymes.
to use (a word) as a rhyme to another word; use (words) as rhymes.
(v.i.)to make rhyme or verse.
to use rhyme in writing verse.
to form a rhyme, as one word or line with another.
to be composed in metrical form with rhymes, as verse.
Idioms for rhyme:
rhyme or reason,logic, sense, or method (usu. used in the negative):
These decisions seem to be made without rhyme or reason. There was no rhyme or reason for what they did.
Category: Prosody, Idiom
Origin of rhyme:
1250–1300; ME rime < OF, der. of rimer to rhyme < Gallo-Romance *rimāre to put in a row < Frankish; cf. OHG rīm series, row; current sp. (from c1600) appar. by assoc. with rhythm
correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
a piece of poetry
be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable
"hat and cat rhyme"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a word that has the same sound or ends with the same sound as another
The poet chose "spark" to rhyme with "dark."
the use of rhymes
She tells the story in rhyme.
a short poem using rhymes
a children's rhyme
to have or end with a similar sound
"Drain" rhymes with "rain."; Do the two words rhyme?
(of a poem) to have words that make rhymes
The poem doesn't rhyme.
to put words together to make a rhyme
Can I rhyme "strong" and "brown"?
Rhyming verse (poetic form)
Many editors say they don't want stories written in rhyme.
A thought expressed in verse; a verse; a poem; a tale told in verse.
A word that rhymes with another.
Rhyming: sameness of sound of part of some words.
The poem exhibits a peculiar form of rhyme.
Rhyming verse (poetic form).
To number; count; reckon.
To compose or treat in verse; versify.
Of a word, to be pronounced identically with another from the vowel in its stressed syllable to the end.
"Creation" rhymes with "integration" and "station".
Of two or more words, to be pronounced identically from the vowel in the stressed syllable of each to the end of each.
To put words together so that they rhyme.
I rewrote it to make it rhyme.
an expression of thought in numbers, measure, or verse; a composition in verse; a rhymed tale; poetry; harmony of language
correspondence of sound in the terminating words or syllables of two or more verses, one succeeding another immediately or at no great distance. The words or syllables so used must not begin with the same consonant, or if one begins with a vowel the other must begin with a consonant. The vowel sounds and accents must be the same, as also the sounds of the final consonants if there be any
verses, usually two, having this correspondence with each other; a couplet; a poem containing rhymes
a word answering in sound to another word
to make rhymes, or verses
to accord in rhyme or sound
to put into rhyme
to influence by rhyme
A rhyme is a repetition of similar sounds in two or more words, most often at the end of lines in poems and songs. The word "rhyme" may also be used as a pars pro toto to refer to a short poem, such as a rhyming couplet or other brief rhyming poem such as nursery rhymes.
Translations for Rhyme
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a short poem
a book of rhymes for children.
- قصيده قَصيرَهArabic
- poemaPortuguese (BR)
- der ReimGerman
- rim; versDanish
- شعر کوتاهFarsi
- vers, poèmeFrench
- rima, stihCroatian
- puisi pendekIndonesian
- dzejolītis; pantiņšLatvian
- vers, barnerimNorwegian
- شعر کوتاهPersian
- قافيه ، نظم، قافيه لرونكىشعر، قافيه تړل. په قافيه شعر ويلPashto
- poezie, versuriRomanian
- rimovana pesmicaSerbian
- vers, ramsaSwedish
- kısa şiirTurkish
- 順口溜Chinese (Trad.)
- римований віршUkrainian
- bài thơ ngắnVietnamese
- 押韵的短诗短诗Chinese (Simp.)
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