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Organize results by:SyllablesLettersInclude phrases:YesNoAn overview of RhymeZoneWhat is RhymeZone?RhymeZone is the best and fastest way to find English words for writing poetry, song lyrics, essays, and more. It has been running continuouslysince 1996.
How do I use RhymeZone?Type a word into the search box, select a function in the dropdown list next to the box, and then hit Search to view the results. Here are the different functions that you can select from that dropdown list:Find rhymes:This function will return words thatexactly rhyme withthe word you typed in.Find near rhymes:This function will return words thatalmost rhyme withthe word you typed in.Find synonyms:This function will return words that are the same or similar in meaning to the word you typed in.Find descriptive words:This function will find words that commonlydescribeyour word, or vice versa. For example, sunset will bring up beautiful, red, and gorgeous, among other adjectives.Find antonyms:This function will return words that can mean theoppositeof what you typed in.Find definition:This function will search for definitions of the word you typed in. It will also allow you to submit your query to other online dictionaries on the Web.Find lyrics and poems:This function will search through millions of verses of poetry, lyrics, and plays to find examples where the word is used in a rhyme.Find homophones:This function will return words that have exactly the same pronunciation as what you typed in but are spelled differently.Find similar sounding words:This function will return words that have a pronunciation thats similar, but not necessarily the same, as what you typed in.Match consonants:This option will return words that have the same pattern of consonant sounds.Phonetic, for example, will returnfanatic.Find related words:This option will return words that are related in some important way to what you typed in.Find similar spellings:This option will return words in the dictionary that are spelled similarly to what you typed in. Use this feature to spell-check a word that you arent sure of.Match these letters:This option will return words and phrases thatcontainthe letters you type in.Search for pictures:This function will search for kids-friendly pictures on the Web related to the word you typed in.Search in Shakespeare:This function will search all of Shakespeares plays and poems for your word.NAME=bm>
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I found some near rhymes that seem way, way off. Whats up with that?Sometimes youll find strange results in the near rhymes section. Very often these will make more sense when you hear the rhyme pronounced out loud in the context of a song. RhymeZone casts a wide net to hunt down near rhymes, analyzing poetry and lyrics from several genres as well as the pronunciations of the words themselves. We dont want to leave any stone unturned to find good ideas for you, and wed rather risk giving you a bizarre suggestion than missing out on a good one!
Whats up with the phrase rhymes section?This experimental new tab on RhymeZone shows you phrases that might be good matches for your multi-syllable query word. For example, the word poetry produces phrase rhymes like boba tea and swollen knee and hopeful he and moments we. Some of these (like boba tea) are single conceptual units, while others (like hopeful he) are sentence fragments. Both kinds of results may be useful when writing slant rhymes that cross line boundaries, popular in hip hop music and recent musical theater. Typically, RhymeZones phrase rhymes are assonant (share vowel sounds) with the query word, and also have the same final consonant, if any.
As with the near rhymes section youll often find many strange choices in this section, some of them nonsensical. Phrase rhymes are a work in progress!
Who contributed to RhymeZone?Doug Beefermanimplemented RhymeZone in January 1996 (it was called theSemantic Rhyming Dictionaryuntil April 2000.)The pronunciation data that RhymeZone uses is derived in part from theCMU Pronouncing Dictionaryand from user submissions over the years.Some of the semantic data that RhymeZone uses (synonyms, related words, and definitions) is derived fromWordNet. (License info here.)The logo was designed by2wongs Design Studio.Thecorpus of witty quotationsis derived in part from data licensed fromStarling Technologies.The frequency information that appears in the definitions of common names is derived from the U.S. Census Bureaus study offrequently occurring first names and surnames from the 1990 Census.TheCommon Crawlis used to find snippets of poetry and lyrics on the Web that match RhymeZone queries.The descriptive words function is derived from an analysis ofGoogle Books Ngram data, which is licensed under aCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.Other public domain works on this site, such asShakespeareand theAmerican history documents, were originally drawn fromProject Gutenberg, a great repository of public domain electronic texts.The clip art that appears on this site from time to time was purchased . The clip art is Copyright (C) 2000-2001
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