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rhyme

verb [I or T] uk   /raɪm/ us  
C2 Words that rhyme have the same last sound: "Blue" and "flew" rhyme. Can you think of a word that rhymes with "orange"?
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  • 'Bat and 'cat' rhyme.
  • 'Side' and 'hide' rhyme.
  • 'Hit' and 'sit' rhyme.

rhyme

noun uk   /raɪm/ us  
[C] a word that has the same last sound as another word: Can you think of a rhyme for "?orange"?C2 [C] a short poem, especially for young children: a book of rhymes and songs
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C2 [U] the use of rhymes in poetry: This poem is her first attempt at rhyme.in rhyme C2 written as a poem so that the word at the end of a line has the same last sound as a word at the end of another line: A lot of modern poetry is not written in rhyme. [C] specialized ( also rime) phonetics the vowel in the middle of a syllable, and any sounds after it in the syllable
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Translations of “rhyme”
in Korean 운이 맞다…
in Arabic يَتَطابَق في القافِية…
in French vers, poème, rime…
in Turkish kafiyeli olmak…
in Italian fare rima…
in Chinese (Traditional) 押韻, 成韻, 和…同韻…
in Russian рифмовать(ся)…
in Polish rymować się…
in Spanish poema, rima…
in Portuguese rimar…
in German der Reim…
in Catalan rimar…
in Japanese 韻を踏む, 押韻する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 押韵, 成韵, 和…同韵…
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