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

Synonyms for rime in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(rime 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: ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside) - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for rime in the sense of this definition

(rime is a kind of ...) water frozen in the solid state

"Americans like ice in their drinks"

Definition 3: compose rhymes - [verb of creation]

Synonyms for rime in the sense of this definition

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

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

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

(rime 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 rime or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • hat and cat rhyme

Synonyms for rime in the sense of this definition

(rime 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 rime ) correspond in vowel sounds; rhyme in assonance

"The accented vowels assonated in this poem"

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