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Definition of Rhyme

Rhyme

  1. An expression of thought in numbers, measure, or verse; a composition in verse; a rhymed tale; poetry; harmony of language.
  2. 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 any.
  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.
  5. To make rhymes, or verses.
  6. To accord in rhyme or sound.
  7. To put into rhyme.
  8. To influence by rhyme.

Rhyme Quotations

I wanted a perfect ending. Now I've learned, the hard way, that some poems don't rhyme, and some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle and end.
Gilda Radner

Rhyme patterns are nothing without meanings to the words. A lot of rappers can do those flows, but the raps aren't really about anything - which is cool sometimes, but to have the flow and the message is one of my favorite things.
J. Cole

All of us suffer some injuries from experiences that seem to have no rhyme or reason. We cannot understand or explain them. We may never know why some things happen in this life. The reason for some of our suffering is known only to the Lord.
James E. Faust

With the super duper flow, I created that one word rhyme style.
Big Sean

I keep reminding people that an editorial in rhyme is not a song. A good song makes you laugh, it makes you cry, it makes you think.
Pete Seeger
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Rhyme Translations

rhyme in Dutch is rijmen, berijmen
rhyme in Finnish is riimi
rhyme in French is rime
rhyme in German is Reim, Reim, Reims
rhyme in Latin is poema poematis
rhyme in Portuguese is rima
rhyme in Spanish is rima
rhyme in Swedish is rim, rimma
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