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RIME

 Dictionary entry overview: What does rime mean? 

RIME (noun)
  The noun RIME has 2 senses:

1. ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
2. correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)

  Familiarity information: RIME used as a noun is rare.


RIME (verb)
  The verb RIME has 2 senses:

1. be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable
2. compose rhymes

  Familiarity information: RIME used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RIME (noun)


Sense 1rime [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

rime; hoarfrost; hoar; frost

Hypernyms ("rime" is a kind of...):

ice; water ice (water frozen in the solid state)


Sense 2rime [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

rhyme; rime

Hypernyms ("rime" is a kind of...):

versification (the form or metrical composition of a poem)

Domain member category:

assonant (having the same sound (especially the same vowel sound) occurring in successive stressed syllables)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "rime"):

double rhyme (a two-syllable rhyme)

internal rhyme (a rhyme between words in the same line)

alliteration; beginning rhyme; head rhyme; initial rhyme (use of the same consonant at the beginning of each stressed syllable in a line of verse)

assonance; vowel rhyme (the repetition of similar vowels in the stressed syllables of successive words)

consonance; consonant rhyme (the repetition of consonants (or consonant patterns) especially at the ends of words)

eye rhyme (an imperfect rhyme (e.g., 'love' and 'move'))

Holonyms ("rime" is a part of...):

poem; verse form (a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines)


RIME (verb)


Sense 1rime [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

rime; rhyme

Context example:

hat and cat rhyme

Hypernyms (to "rime" is one way to...):

agree; check; correspond; fit; gibe; jibe; match; tally (be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "rime"):

assonate (correspond in vowel sounds; rhyme in assonance)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


Sense 2rime [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Compose rhymes

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

rhyme; rime

Hypernyms (to "rime" is one way to...):

create verbally (create with or from words)

Domain category:

poesy; poetry; verse (literature in metrical form)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "rime"):

tag (supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes)

alliterate (use alliteration as a form of poetry)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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