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verb rhyme pronunciation in British English /raɪm/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlerhyming
past tenserhymed
past participlerhymed
  1. [intransitive] if two words or lines of poetry rhyme, they end with a similar sound

    The wordscat’ and ‘hat’ rhyme.

    rhyme with:

    Boyrhymes with ‘toy’.

    1. a.
      [intransitive/transitive] to produce rhymes

      A new generation of DJs who rap and rhyme has filled the airwaves.

      Notice that the poet rhymesspace’ with ’ice’.


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