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rhyme with (someone or something)

1. To have the same or similar sound as another word. Almost nothing in the English language rhymes with "orange." Despite its odd spelling, "pique" rhymes with "peak."
2. To think of, speak, or write a word that has the same or similar sound as another word. I thought it was rather clever rhyming "worth" with "dearth." It's a little lazy just rhyming "town" with "town" instead of using a different word.
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rhyme something with something

[for someone] to make one word rhyme with another word. I need to rhyme tree with some other word. Any suggestions? Can I rhyme good with food?
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rhyme with something

[for a word] to rhyme with another word. You can't use house in that line of the poem, because it doesn't rhyme with mice. The last word in your poem doesn't rhyme with any other word in the poem!
See also: rhyme
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References in classic literature ?
"It is certain," continued La Fontaine, "that legume , for instance, rhymes with posthume ."
Only the even lines rhyme, except in the four-line or stop-short poem, when the first line often rhymes with the second and fourth, curiously recalling the Rubaiyat form of the Persian poets.
'Bender' rhymes with 'suspender', a reference to a 'suspended sentence' while 'carpet' is short for 'carpet bag', a rhyme with 'drag', a 19th century slang term for a 'three-month sentence' (origin unknown).
"[L]es hasards de la rime" therefore rhymes with "sound unsought": for Baudelaire as for Swinburne, versifying in rhyme involved the interplay of art and chance, the poet's intentions and the "unsought," the mastery of and acquiescence to rhyme.
a word that rhymes with 'cheek', has the same meaning as 'mountain' and has one letter different from 'pear', would be 'peak'.
An example of this call and response game is "Where can you learn that rhymes with pool?
(15.) The latter explanation is indirectly supported by Gasparov's observation, based on large-scale statistical analysis, that inexact rhymes are more likely to be rich than inexact ones, and moreover, masculine rhymes with a different final consonant are more likely to have identical sounds "to the left" of the rhyming vowel than feminine inexact rhymes ("Evoliusiia" 298).
New Delhi, India, October 12, 2013 --(PR.com)-- A new app is launched on the Android play store to help your child learn Rhymes with an Animated Video Songs format instead of just boring text.
In Russian, rime riche is obligatory in masculine rhymes with an open syllable (okno: vino), but in German, on the contrary, they are called "strained-rhymes" [ruhrende Reime] and rather frowned upon: when stressing the word's root, in many cases such a rhyme carries an undesirably homonymic character (fuhr: erfuhr).
Now see the beautiful sunset over the ocean blue Fiery colors abound, but of poems there are few I wish that I could write one, about that perfect hue But nothing rhymes with Orange Orchards stretch for miles, they never seem to stop There nectar-bearing fruit is one that's hard to top A fruit that justifies a sonnet, but might as well be rock Because nothing rhymes with Orange How do I describe a basketball?
Sometimes, the Spanish words rhyme with Spanish words; sometimes, Spanish and English rhyme, and sometimes, English rhymes with English.
An historical time line from 500BC to 1800AD shows many rhymes with their dates; many have evidently been in existence for over 2500 years.
Only 36% of the parents surveyed regularly read nursery rhymes with their children, while almost a quarter admitted to having never sung a nursery rhyme with their child.