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Definition 1: correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for rhyme in the sense of this definition

(rhyme is a kind of ...) the form or metrical composition of a poem

(... is a kind of rhyme ) a rhyme between words in the same line

(... is a kind of rhyme ) use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse

"around the rock the ragged rascal ran"

(... is a kind of rhyme ) the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words

(... is a kind of rhyme ) the repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words

(... is a kind of rhyme ) a two-syllable rhyme

"`ended' and `blended' form a double rhyme"

(... is a kind of rhyme ) an imperfect rhyme (e.g., `love' and `move')

(... is part of rhyme) a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines

(rhyme is the domain which ... is member of) having the same sound (especially the same vowel sound) occurring in successive stressed syllables

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

Definition 2: a piece of poetry - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for rhyme in the sense of this definition

(rhyme is a kind of ...) a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines

(... is a kind of rhyme ) a witty satiric verse containing two rhymed couplets and mentioning a famous person

"`The president is George W. Bush, Who is happy to sit on his tush, While sending his armies to fight, For anything he thinks is right' is a clerihew"

(... is a kind of rhyme ) a comic verse of irregular measure

"he had heard some silly doggerel that kept running through his mind"

(... is a kind of rhyme ) a humorous verse form of 5 anapestic lines with a rhyme scheme aabba

Definition 3: compose rhymes - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for rhyme in the sense of this definition

(rhyme is a kind of ...) create with or from words

(... is a kind of rhyme ) supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes

(... is a kind of rhyme ) use alliteration as a form of poetry

(rhyme belongs to category ...) literature in metrical form

Definition 4: be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable - [verb of stative]

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

  • hat and cat rhyme

Synonyms for rhyme in the sense of this definition

(rhyme is a kind of ...) be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

"The two stories don't agree in many details" "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check" "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun"

(... is a kind of rhyme ) correspond in vowel sounds; rhyme in assonance

"The accented vowels assonated in this poem"

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