verb (used with object), rhymed, rhym·ing.
verb (used without object), rhymed, rhym·ing.
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Idioms for rhyme
Origin of rhyme
historical usage of rhyme
The source of the French rime is from an unrecorded Gallo-Romance verb rimāre “to set in a row,” a derivative of the Germanic noun rīm “number, series,” and possibly developing the senses “series of rhymed syllables” and “rhymed verse.”
The English spelling rhyme dates from around 1600 and shows the influence of the unrelated Latin rhetorical term rhythmus “a patterned sequence of sounds; measured flow of words or phrases in prose,” a borrowing from Greek rhythmós, which has the same meanings.
OTHER WORDS FROM rhyme
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH rhymerhyme rhythm
Words nearby rhyme
Example sentences from the Web for rhyme
So too, without the benefit of a rhyme, is "fix it, don't repeal it."
Like, “Yeah this will be crazy to rhyme on alright lets loop it up.”
Bruni told NPR last summer that she changed the name because it was easier to rhyme.
While it may “rhyme” a bit, Syria has its own particular dynamics.Why We Must Intervene in Syria, a Veteran Makes the Case|Mark R. Jacobson|September 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
All you need to do is be able to rhyme “cat” and “hat,” and you can become an MC.CeeLo and Goodie Mob on Their Comeback, Kanye West’s ‘Emotional Problems,’ More|Marlow Stern|August 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
When boy cannot be made to rhyme with employ, Crabbe is very fond of dragging in a hoy.Hours in a Library|Leslie Stephen
“The height is considerable:” pronounce height so as to rhyme with tight; never hate nor heighth.
The effect of my one candle lighting up his curly hair was good and my rhyme was well received.Julia Ward Howe|Laura E. Richards
A song is still extant in rhyme and loose accentual measure, written upon a victory of Clotaire II.
Then, pondering, take thou home this rhyme— The grave next opened may be thine.Gleanings in Graveyards|Horatio Edward Norfolk
British Dictionary definitions for rhyme
Derived forms of rhymerhymeless or rimeless, adjective
Word Origin for rhyme
Cultural definitions for rhyme
A similarity of sound between words, such as moon, spoon, croon, tune, and June. Rhyme is often employed in verse.