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rhyme

rhyme

 
pronunciation:
raIm
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
phrases:
rhyme or reason
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a word that ends with the same vowel sound or vowel and consonant combination as another word beginning with a different sound or cluster of sounds.
"High" is a rhyme for "fly.""Sip," skip" and "trip" are rhymes for "flip."
definition 2: a similarity or identity in the sounds at the ends of two or more words or lines of verse.
Many English poems use rhyme.
definition 3: poetry or verse using words that rhyme, esp. at the ends of lines.
I've had this book of rhyme since I was child.Our mother often read us nursery rhymes at bedtime.
phrase: rhyme or reason
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: rhymed, rhymes, rhyming
definition 1: to match (a word or words) with another word that ends with the same sound; use (words) as rhymes.
The poet rhymed "cheery" with "teary."
definition 2: to compose (verse or the like) using rhymes.
The poet rhymed a good deal of her poems.Some songwriters rhyme their lyrics, but others don't.
definition 3: to put (a passage of writing) into rhyme.
The students were asked to take the prose passage and rhyme it.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to constitute a rhyme.
The words "weight" and "plate" are spelled very differently but they rhyme.The words "know" and "plow" don't rhyme.
definition 2: to compose rhymes, esp. rhyming verse.
definition 3: to use rhymes, esp. in verse.
derivation: rhymer (n.)
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