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Meaning of RIME

Pronunciation:  rIm

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  correspondence in the sounds of two or more lines (especially final sounds)
  2. [n]  ice crystals forming a white deposit (especially on objects outside)
  3. [v]  compose rhymes
  4. [v]  be similar in sound, esp. with respect to the last syllable; "hat and cat rhyme"
 

RIME is a 4 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: frost, hoar, hoarfrost, rhyme, rhyme, rhyme
 
 See Also: agree, alliterate, alliteration, assonance, assonate, beginning rhyme, check, consonance, consonant rhyme, correspond, create verbally, eye rhyme, fit, gibe, head rhyme, ice, initial rhyme, internal rhyme, jibe, match, poem, tag, tally, verse form, versification, vowel rhyme, water ice

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Rime\, n. [L. rima.]
    A rent or long aperture; a chink; a fissure; a crack. --Sir
    T. Browne.
    
    
  2. \Rime\, n. [AS. hr[=i]m; akin to D. rijm, Icel. hr[=i]m,
    Dan. rim, Sw. rim; cf. D. rijp, G. reif, OHG. r[=i]fo,
    hr[=i]fo.]
    White frost; hoarfrost; congealed dew or vapor.
    
          The trees were now covered with rime.    --De Quincey.
    
    
  3. \Rime\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rimed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Riming}.]
    To freeze or congeal into hoarfrost.
    
    
  4. \Rime\, n. [Etymol. uncertain.]
    A step or round of a ladder; a rung.
    
    
  5. \Rime\, n.
    Rhyme. See {Rhyme}. --Coleridge. --Landor.
    
    Note: This spelling, which is etymologically preferable, is
          coming into use again.
    
    
  6. \Rime\, v. i. & t.
    To rhyme. See {Rhyme}.
    
    
 

 

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