Found 3 items, similar to Rhyme.
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English → English
n 1: correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines
(especially final sounds) [syn: rime
2: a piece of poetry [syn: verse
v 1: compose rhymes [syn: rime
2: be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last
syllable; “hat and cat rhyme”
English → English
, n. [OE. ryme, rime, AS. r[=i]m number; akin to
OHG. r[=i]m number, succession, series, G. reim rhyme. The
modern sense is due to the influence of F. rime, which is of
German origin, and originally the same word.] [The Old
English spelling rime
is becoming again common. See Note
1. An expression of thought in numbers, measure, or verse; a
composition in verse; a rhymed tale; poetry; harmony of
language. “Railing rhymes.”
A ryme I learned long ago. --Chaucer.
Himself to sing, and build the lofty rime. --Milton.
2. (Pros.) Correspondence of sound in the terminating words
or syllables of two or more verses, one succeeding another
immediately or at no great distance. The words or
syllables so used must not begin with the same consonant,
or if one begins with a vowel the other must begin with a
consonant. The vowel sounds and accents must be the same,
as also the sounds of the final consonants if there be
For rhyme with reason may dispense,
And sound has right to govern sense. --Prior.
3. Verses, usually two, having this correspondence with each
other; a couplet; a poem containing rhymes.
4. A word answering in sound to another word.
. See under Female
. See under Male
Rhyme or reason
, sound or sense.
(Pros.), a stanza of seven decasyllabic verses,
of which the first and third, the second, fourth, and
fifth, and the sixth and seventh rhyme.
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rhymed
;p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. rimen, rymen, AS. r[=i]man to count: cf. F.
rimer to rhyme. See Rhyme
1. To make rhymes, or verses. “Thou shalt no longer ryme.”
There marched the bard and blockhead, side by side,
Who rhymed for hire, and patronized for pride.
2. To accord in rhyme or sound.
And, if they rhymed and rattled, all was well.
, v. t.
1. To put into rhyme. --Sir T. Wilson.
2. To influence by rhyme.
Hearken to a verser, who may chance
Rhyme thee to good. --Herbert.