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Meaning of RIME

Pronunciation:  rIm

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  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,
    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.
    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}.