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English noun: rhyme

1. rhyme (communication) correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)


Broader (hypernym)versification

Narrower (hyponym)alliteration, assonance, beginning rhyme, consonance, consonant rhyme, double rhyme, eye rhyme, head rhyme, initial rhyme, internal rhyme, vowel rhyme

Part meronympoem, verse form

Domain category membersassonant

2. rhyme (communication) a piece of poetry


Broader (hypernym)poem, verse form

Narrower (hyponym)clerihew, doggerel, doggerel verse, jingle, limerick

English verb: rhyme

1. rhyme (creation) compose rhymes


Pattern of useSomebody ----s

Broader (hypernym)create verbally

Narrower (hyponym)alliterate, tag

Domain categorypoesy, poetry, verse

2. rhyme (stative) be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable

SamplesHat and cat rhyme.


Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, jibe, match, tally

Narrower (hyponym)assonate

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