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Definition of rhyme verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they rhyme
    he / she / it rhymes
    past simple rhymed
    -ing form rhyming
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  1. 1[intransitive] rhyme (with something) if two words, syllables, etc. rhyme, or if one rhymes with the other, they have or end with the same sound “Though” rhymes with “low.” “Tough” and “through” don't rhyme. rhyming couplets
  2. 2[transitive] rhyme something (with something) to put words that sound the same together, for example when you are writing poetry You can rhyme “girl” with “curl.”
  3. 3[intransitive] (of a poem) to have lines that end with the same sound I prefer poems that rhyme.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: rhyme