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rhyme British & World English

Correspondence of sound between words or the endings of words, especially when these are used at the ends of lines of poetry

rhyme English Thesaurus

the words of a famous rhyme were going through her head

rhyme New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

correspondence of sounds;

eye rhyme British & World English

A similarity between words in spelling but not in pronunciation, for example love and move

near rhyme British & World English

Rhyming in which the words sound the same but do not rhyme perfectly

stave rhyme British & World English

Alliteration, especially in old Germanic poetry

tail rhyme British & World English

A rhyme involving couplets, triplets, or stanzas, each with a tag or additional short line

stave rhyme New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

alliteration in old Germanic poetry

double rhyme British & World English

A rhyme involving two syllables in each rhyming line

nursery rhyme British & World English

A simple traditional song or poem for children

perfect rhyme British & World English

The rhyme exemplified by homonyms, such as bear/bare or wear/where

rhyme scheme British & World English

The ordered pattern of rhymes at the ends of the lines of a poem or verse

triple rhyme British & World English

A rhyme involving three syllables

feminine rhyme British & World English

A rhyme between stressed syllables followed by one or more unstressed syllables (e.g. stocking/shocking, glamorous/amorous)

imperfect rhyme British & World English

A rhyme that only partly satisfies the usual criteria (e.g. love and move)

internal rhyme British & World English

A rhyme involving a word in the middle of a line and another at the end of the line or in the middle of the next

masculine rhyme British & World English

A rhyme between final stressed syllables (e.g. blow/flow, confess/redress)

rhyme or reason British & World English

Logical explanation or reason

rhyme something with in rhyme British & World English

Put a word together with (another word that has a corresponding sound), as when writing poetry

rhyme or reason in rhyme British & World English

Logical explanation or reason