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Rime vs. Rhyme — What's the Difference?

Rime vs. Rhyme — What's the Difference?

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Rime

Frost formed on cold objects by the rapid freezing of water vapour in cloud or fog.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

A rhyme is a repetition of similar sounds (usually, exactly the same sound) in the final stressed syllables and any following syllables of two or more words. Most often, this kind of perfect rhyming is consciously used for artistic effect in the final position of lines within poems or songs.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

Archaic spelling of rhyme
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

Correspondence of sound between words or the endings of words, especially when these are used at the ends of lines of poetry
Poetic features such as rhythm, rhyme, and alliteration
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

Cover (an object) with hoar frost
He does not brush away the frost that rimes his beard
Aug 22, 2021
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Rhyme

(of a word, syllable, or line) have or end with a sound that corresponds to another
Balloon rhymes with moon
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

Archaic spelling of rhyme
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

Correspondence of sounds at the ends of words or phrases, especially when involving the last stressed vowel and all succeeding sounds in each of two or more such words or phrases.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

A white incrustation of ice formed when supercooled water droplets freeze almost instantly on contact with a solid surface.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

A word that exhibits such correspondence with another, as behold and cold.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

A coating, as of mud or slime, likened to a frosty film
"A meal couldn't leave us feeling really full unless it laid down a rime of fat globules in our mouths and stomachs" (James Fallows).
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

A poem or verse employing such correspondence as a formal feature, especially at the ends of lines.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

Variant of rhyme.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

Poetry or verse of this kind.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

To cover with or as if with frost or ice
"heavy [shoes] rimed with mud and cement ... from the building site" (Seamus Deane).
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

To form a rhyme.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

(meteorology) Ice formed by the rapid freezing of cold water droplets of fog on to a cold surface.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

To compose rhymes or verse.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

(meteorology) A coating or sheet of ice so formed.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

To make use of rhymes in composing verse.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

A film or slimy coating.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

To put into rhyme or compose with rhymes.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

Rhyme.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote The Rime of the Ancient Mariner in the 18th century.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

To use (a word or words) as a rhyme.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

(linguistics) The second part of a syllable, from the vowel on, as opposed to the onset.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

Rhyming verse (poetic form)
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

A step of a ladder; a rung.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

A thought expressed in verse; a verse; a poem; a tale told in verse.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

(obsolete) A rent or long aperture; a chink, fissure, or crack.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

(countable) A word that rhymes with another.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

To freeze or congeal into hoarfrost.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

A word that rhymes with another, in that it is pronounced identically with the other word from the vowel in its stressed syllable to the end.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

Obsolete form of rhyme#Verb
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

(uncountable) Rhyming: sameness of sound of part of some words.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

A rent or long aperture; a chink; a fissure; a crack.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

(linguistics) rime
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Rime

White frost; hoarfrost; congealed dew or vapor.
The trees were now covered with rime.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

(obsolete) Number.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

A step or round of a ladder; a rung.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

(ambitransitive) To compose or treat in verse; versify.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

Rhyme. See Rhyme.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

Of a word, to be pronounced identically with another from the vowel in its stressed syllable to the end.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

To freeze or congeal into hoarfrost.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

(reciprocal) Of two or more words, to be pronounced identically from the vowel in the stressed syllable of each to the end of each.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

To rhyme. See Rhyme.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

To somewhat resemble or correspond with.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

Ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

To number; count; reckon.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

Correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

An expression of thought in numbers, measure, or verse; a composition in verse; a rhymed tale; poetry; harmony of language.
A ryme I learned long ago.
He knewHimself to sing, and build the lofty rime.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

Be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable;
Hat and cat rhyme
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

Correspondence of sound in the terminating words or syllables of two or more verses, one succeeding another immediately or at no great distance. The words or syllables so used must not begin with the same consonant, or if one begins with a vowel the other must begin with a consonant. The vowel sounds and accents must be the same, as also the sounds of the final consonants if there be any.
For rhyme with reason may dispense,And sound has right to govern sense.
Aug 22, 2021

Rime

Compose rhymes
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

Verses, usually two, having this correspondence with each other; a couplet; a poem containing rhymes.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

A word answering in sound to another word.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

To make rhymes, or verses.
There marched the bard and blockhead, side by side,Who rhymed for hire, and patronized for pride.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

To accord in rhyme or sound.
And, if they rhymed and rattled, all was well.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

To put into rhyme.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

To influence by rhyme.
Hearken to a verser, who may chanceRhyme thee to good.
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

Correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

A piece of poetry
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

Compose rhymes
Aug 22, 2021

Rhyme

Be similar in sound, especially with respect to the last syllable;
Hat and cat rhyme
Aug 22, 2021

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