Definitions for rimes

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Spelling: [rahym]
IPA: /raɪm/

Rimes is a 5 letter English word. It's valid Scrabble word worth 7 points. It's valid Words with friends word worth 8 points.

You can make 77 anagrams from letters in rimes (eimrs).

Definitions for rimes


  1. Also called rime ice. an opaque coating of tiny, white, granular ice particles, caused by the rapid freezing of supercooled water droplets on impact with an object. Compare frost (def 3), glaze (def 17).
  2. identity in sound of some part, especially the end, of words or lines of verse.
  3. a word agreeing with another in terminal sound: Find is a rhyme for mind and womankind.
  4. verse or poetry having correspondence in the terminal sounds of the lines.
  5. a poem or piece of verse having such correspondence.
  6. verse (def 4).


  1. rhyme or reason, logic, sense, or plan:

verb (used with object)

  1. to cover with rime or hoarfrost.
  2. to treat in rhyme, as a subject; turn into rhyme, as something in prose.
  3. to compose (verse or the like) in metrical form with rhymes.
  4. to use (a word) as a rhyme to another word; use (words) as rhymes.

verb (used without object)

  1. to make rhyme or verse; versify.
  2. to use rhyme in writing verse.
  3. to form a rhyme, as one word or line with another:
  4. to be composed in metrical form with rhymes, as verse:

noun, verb (used with or without object)

  1. rhyme.

Origin of rimes

before 900; Middle English rim, Old English hrīm; cognate with Dutch rijm, Old Norse hrīm

Examples for rimes

Has to foryeat'n th' tayliur findin' th' urchon; an th' rimes?

They settled two years later, and rimes said she just wanted her father to be her father.

We must read soot (not sote, sweet, as in Bell) because it rimes with moot.

As it rimes with 'more,' we must, with 2nd folio, read swore.

Our rimes we can, however, safely say shall be at least as perfect as those of our originals.

Oratory is in the mouth of the speaker; rimes in the heart of the singer.

Its nine lines are rimed a a b a a b b a b, with only two rimes.

So Faust tells her just to try and the rimes will come of their own accord.

If we get rid of it, however, we have rit, which rimes with fit.

A greater liberty is to vary the rimes of the octave to abbaacca.

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