Associations to the word «Rhyme»


RHYME, noun. (obsolete) Number.
RHYME, noun. (countable) (uncountable) Rhyming verse (poetic form)
RHYME, noun. A thought expressed in verse; a verse; a poem; a tale told in verse.
RHYME, noun. (countable) A word that rhymes with another.
RHYME, noun. (countable) (in particular) A word that rhymes with another, in that it is pronounced identically with the other word from the vowel in its stressed syllable to the end.
RHYME, noun. (uncountable) Rhyming: sameness of sound of part of some words.
RHYME, noun. (countable) (uncountable) Rhyming verse (poetic form).
RHYME, noun. (linguistics) rime
RHYME, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To number; count; reckon.
RHYME, verb. (ambitransitive) To compose or treat in verse; versify.
RHYME, verb. (transitive) (followed by with) Of a word, to be pronounced identically with another from the vowel in its stressed syllable to the end.
RHYME, verb. (reciprocal) Of two or more words, to be pronounced identically from the vowel in the stressed syllable of each to the end of each.
RHYME, verb. (transitive) To put words together so that they rhyme.
RHYME OFF, verb. (chiefly Canada) (idiomatic) (transitive) To list or recite quickly.
RHYME OR REASON, noun. (idiomatic) Logic. Common sense.
RHYME ROYAL, noun. (uncountable) (poetry) A form of English verse consisting of seven-line stanzas of iambic pentameter having a rhyme scheme of ababbcc, first represented in English in works by Geoffrey Chaucer (c.1343-1400).
RHYME ROYAL, noun. (countable) (poetry) A single stanza of this form.
RHYME SCHEME, noun. The pattern created by the rhymes at the ends of the lines of a stanza of poetry
RHYME SCHEMES, noun. Plural of rhyme scheme

Dictionary definition

RHYME, noun. Correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds).
RHYME, noun. A piece of poetry.
RHYME, verb. Compose rhymes.
RHYME, verb. Be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable; "hat and cat rhyme".

Wise words

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
Mark Twain