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rhymeverb [I/T]

 us   /rɑɪm/
literature (of words) to have the same final sound, or to use words that have the same final sound: [I] "Love" and "above" rhyme.

rhymenoun [C/U]

 us   /rɑɪm/
literature two or more words with the same final sound, or the use of such words, esp. at the ends of lines in a poem or song: [C] Can you think of a rhyme for "orange"? [U] She does not use rhyme in her poems.
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