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Definition 1: having the same vowel sound occurring with different consonants in successive words or stressed syllables - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(assonant is similar to ...) having corresponding sounds especially terminal sounds

"rhymed verse" "rhyming words"

Definition 2: having the same sound (especially the same vowel sound) occurring in successive stressed syllables - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where assonant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • note the assonant words and syllables in `tilting at windmills'

(assonant is similar to ...) closely similar or comparable in kind or quality or quantity or degree

"curtains the same color as the walls" "two girls of the same age" "mother and son have the same blue eyes" "animals of the same species" "the same rules as before" "two boxes having the same dimensions" "the same day next year"

(assonant belongs to category ...) correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)

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