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List of near rhymes for the word: great

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Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
bratbrata small pork sausage
brightbrightfull or promise; "had a bright future in publishing"; "the scandal threatened an abrupt end to a promising political career"; "a hopeful new singer on Broadway"
britbritminute crustaceans forming food for right whales
BrittBrittminute crustaceans forming food for right whales
broughtbringbring into a different state; "this may land you in jail"
bruitbruittell or spread rumors; "It was rumored that the next president would be a woman"
brutbrut(of champagne) extremely dry
brutebrutea living organism characterized by voluntary movement
cratecratea rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping
createcreatemake or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
CreteCretethe largest Greek island in the Mediterranean; site of the Minoan civilization that reached its peak in 1600 BC
CroatCroata member of the Slavic people living in Croatia
cruetcruetbottle that holds wine or oil or vinegar for the table
droughtdroughta shortage of rainfall; "farmers most affected by the drought hope that there may yet be sufficient rain early in the growing season"
fratfrata social club for male undergraduates
fraughtfraughtfilled with or attended with; "words fraught with meaning"; "an incident fraught with danger"; "a silence pregnant with suspense"
freightfreighttransporting goods commercially at rates cheaper than express rates
fretfreta small bar of metal across the fingerboard of a musical instrument; when the string is stopped by a finger at the metal bar it will produce a note of the desired pitch
frightfrightan emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
fruitfruitan amount of a product
grategratea frame of iron bars to hold a fire
greatgreata person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field; "he is one of the greats of American music"
greetgreetreact to in a certain way; "The President was greeted with catcalls"
gritgritfortitude and determination; "he didn't have the guts to try it"
groatgroata former English silver coin worth four pennies
grotgrota small cave (usually with attractive features)
groutgrouta thin mortar that can be poured and used to fill cracks in masonry or brickwork
kraitkraitbrightly colored venomous but nonaggressive snake of southeastern Asia and Malay peninsula
krautkrautoffensive term for a person of German descent
pratpratthe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on; "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
prateprateidle or foolish and irrelevant talk
ratratany of various long-tailed rodents similar to but larger than a mouse
rateratethe relative speed of progress or change; "he lived at a fast pace"; "he works at a great rate"; "the pace of events accelerated"
retretplace (flax, hemp, or jute) in liquid so as to promote loosening of the fibers from the woody tissue
reteretea network of intersecting blood vessels or intersecting nerves or intersecting lymph vessels
rightrighta turn toward the side of the body that is on the south when the person is facing east; "take a right at the corner"
riteriteany customary observance or practice
rootrootthe part of a tooth that is embedded in the jaw and serves as support
ROTROTunacceptable behavior (especially ludicrously false statements)
roterotememorization by repetition
routroutan overwhelming defeat
routeroutean open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
rutruta settled and monotonous routine that is hard to escape; "they fell into a conversational rut"
spratspratsmall herring processed like a sardine
spritsprita light spar that crosses a fore-and-aft sail diagonally
spritespritea small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
sproutsprouta newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed)
straightstraighta straight segment of a roadway or racecourse
straitstraita narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water
streetstreeta thoroughfare (usually including sidewalks) that is lined with buildings; "they walked the streets of the small town"; "he lives on Nassau Street"
strutstruta proud stiff pompous gait
threatthreatdeclaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another; "his threat to kill me was quite explicit"
throatthroatthe part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's throat
traittraita distinguishing feature of your personal nature
treattreatan occurrence that causes special pleasure or delight
tritetriterepeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse; "bromidic sermons"; "his remarks were trite and commonplace"; "hackneyed phrases"; "a stock answer"; "repeating threadbare jokes"; "parroting some timeworn axiom"; "the trite metaphor `hard as nails'"
troattroatemit a cry intended to attract other animals; used especially of animals at rutting time
trottrota gait faster than a walk; diagonally opposite legs strike the ground together
trouttroutany of various game and food fishes of cool fresh waters mostly smaller than typical salmons
tryouttryouta test of the suitability of a performer
wrightwrightsomeone who makes or repairs something (usually used in combination)
writwrit(law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
writwrite(law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
writewritecommunicate or express by writing; "Please write to me every week"
wrotewritecommunicate or express by writing; "Please write to me every week"
wroughtworkshaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort); "a shaped handgrip"; "the molded steel plates"; "the wrought silver bracelet"
wroughtwroughtshaped to fit by or as if by altering the contours of a pliable mass (as by work or effort); "a shaped handgrip"; "the molded steel plates"; "the wrought silver bracelet"
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Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
accreteaccretegrow or become attached by accretion; "The story accreted emotion"
adroitadroitquick or skillful or adept in action or thought; "an exceptionally adroit pianist"; "an adroit technician"; "his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers"; "an adroit negotiator"
aerateaerateimpregnate, combine, or supply with oxygen; "oxygenate blood"
affrightaffrightan overwhelming feeling of fear and anxiety
aigretaigreta long plume (especially one of egret feathers) worn on a hat or a piece of jewelry in the shape of a plume
aigretteaigrettea long plume (especially one of egret feathers) worn on a hat or a piece of jewelry in the shape of a plume
airfreightairfreighttransport (cargo) by air
alrightalrightnonstandard usage
aretearetea sharp narrow ridge found in rugged mountains
arhatarhata Buddhist who has attained nirvana
arightarightin an accurate manner; "the flower had been correctly depicted by his son"; "he guessed right"
aureateaureatehaving the deep slightly brownish color of gold; "long aureate (or golden) hair"; "a gold carpet"
baritebaritea white or colorless mineral (BaSO4); the main source of barium
barrettebarrettea pin for holding women's hair in place
beetrootbeetrootround red root vegetable
BeirutBeirutcapital and largest city of Lebanon; located in western Lebanon on the Mediterranean
berateberatecensure severely or angrily; "The mother scolded the child for entering a stranger's car"; "The deputy ragged the Prime Minister"; "The customer dressed down the waiter for bringing cold soup"
BharatBharata republic in the Asian subcontinent in southern Asia; second most populous country in the world; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1947
birthratebirthratethe ratio of live births in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year
birthrightbirthrightpersonal characteristics that are inherited at birth
birthrootbirthroottrillium of eastern North America having malodorous pink to purple flowers and an astringent root used in folk medicine especially to ease childbirth
bloodrootbloodrootperennial woodland native of North America having a red root and red sap and bearing a solitary lobed leaf and white flower in early spring and having acrid emetic properties; rootstock used as a stimulant and expectorant
bluethroatbluethroatsongbird of northern Europe and Asia
borateboratea salt or ester of boric acid
bowspritbowsprita spar projecting from the bow of a vessel
BradstreetBradstreetpoet in colonial America (born in England) (1612-1672)
breadfruitbreadfruita large round seedless or seeded fruit with a texture like bread; eaten boiled or baked or roasted or ground into flour; the roasted seeds resemble chestnuts
breadrootbreadrootdensely hairy perennial of central North America having edible tuberous roots
buretburetmeasuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube with a tap at the bottom; used for titration
buretteburettemeasuring instrument consisting of a graduated glass tube with a tap at the bottom; used for titration
caratcaratthe unit of measurement for the proportion of gold in an alloy; 18-karat gold is 75% gold; 24-karat gold is pure gold
caretcareta mark used by an author or editor to indicate where something is to be inserted into a text
carrotcarrotpromise of reward as in "carrot and stick"; "used the carrot of subsidized housing for the workers to get their vote";
cartwrightcartwrighta workman who makes and repairs carts and wagons
castratecastratea man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction; "eunuchs guarded the harem"
cerateceratea hard medicated paste made of lard or oil mixed with wax or resin
cherootcheroota cigar with both ends cut flat
chloratechlorateany salt of chloric acid
chloritechloritea generally green or black mineral; it occurs as a constituent of many rocks typically in the form of a flat crystal
chondritechondritea rock of meteoric origin containing chondrules
citratecitratea salt or ester of citric acid
claretclareta dark purplish-red color
clathrateclathratedesignating or relating to a compound in which one component is physically enclosed within the crystal structure of another
concreteconcretea strong hard building material composed of sand and gravel and cement and water
contritecontritefeeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins or offenses
CorotCorotFrench painter of Italian landscapes (1796-1875)
crewetcrewetbottle that holds wine or oil or vinegar for the table
culpritculpritsomeone who perpetrates wrongdoing
cupritecupritea mineral consisting of cuprous oxide that is a source of copper
curatecuratea person authorized to conduct religious worship; "clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches"
curetcureta surgical instrument shaped like a scoop to remove tissue from a bodily cavity
curettecurettea surgical instrument shaped like a scoop to remove tissue from a bodily cavity
cut-ratecut-ratecosting less than standard price; "buying bargain-priced clothes for the children"; "cut-rate goods"
cutthroatcutthroatsomeone who murders by cutting the victim's throat
deathratedeathratethe ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year
dendritedendriteshort fiber that conducts toward the cell body of the neuron
deratederatelower the rated electrical capability of electrical apparatus
DetroitDetroitthe largest city in Michigan and a major Great Lakes port; center of the United States automobile industry; located in southeastern Michigan on the Detroit river across from Windsor
discreetdiscreetmarked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint; "his trusted discreet aide"; "a discreet, finely wrought gold necklace"
discretediscreteconstituting a separate entity or part; "a government with three discrete divisions"; "on two distinct occasions"
distraitdistraithaving the attention diverted especially because of anxiety
distraughtdistraughtdeeply agitated especially from emotion; "distraught with grief"
dogtrotdogtrota steady trot like that of a dog
downrightdownrightcomplete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers; "absolute freedom"; "an absolute dimwit"; "a downright lie"; "out-and-out mayhem"; "an out-and-out lie"; "a rank outsider"; "many right-down vices"; "got the job through sheer persistence"; "sheer stupidity"
eggfruiteggfruitovoid orange-yellow mealy sweet fruit of Florida and West Indies
egretegretany of various usually white herons having long plumes during breeding season
entreatentreatask for or request earnestly; "The prophet bid all people to become good persons"
excreteexcreteeliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"
far-outfar-outinformal terms; strikingly unconventional
far-rightfar-rightextremely conservative
ferretferretdomesticated albino variety of the European polecat bred for hunting rats and rabbits
ferriteferritea solid solution in which alpha iron is the solvent
filtratefiltratethe product of filtration; a gas or liquid that has been passed through a filter
first-ratefirst-rateof the highest quality; "an ace reporter"; "a crack shot"; "a first-rate golfer"; "a super party"; "played top-notch tennis"; "an athlete in tiptop condition"; "she is absolutely tops"
flagrootflagrootperennial marsh plant having swordlike leaves and aromatic roots
floretfloreta diminutive flower (especially one that is part of a composite flower)
fluoritefluoritea soft mineral (calcium fluoride) that is fluorescent in ultraviolet light; chief source of fluorine
forthrightforthrightcharacterized by directness in manner or speech; without subtlety or evasion; "blunt talking and straight shooting"; "a blunt New England farmer"; "I gave them my candid opinion"; "forthright criticism"; "a forthright approach to the problem"; "tell me what you think--and you may just as well be frank"; "it is possible to be outspoken without being rude"; "plainspoken and to the point"; "a point-blank accusation"
foxtrotfoxtrota ballroom dance in quadruple time; combines short and long and fast and slow steps fixed sequences
frustratefrustratetreat cruelly; "The children tormented the stuttering teacher"
FulbrightFulbrightUnited States senator who is remembered for his creation of grants that fund exchange programs of teachers and students between the United States and other countries (1905-1995)
garretgarretfloor consisting of open space at the top of a house just below roof; often used for storage
garrotegarrotean instrument of execution for execution by strangulation
ghostwriteghostwritewrite for someone else; "How many books have you ghostwritten so far?"
ghostwroteghostwritewrite for someone else; "How many books have you ghostwritten so far?"
griotgriota storyteller in West Africa; perpetuates the oral traditions of a family or village
gyrategyraterevolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
handwrithandwritewrite by hand; "You should handwrite the note to your guests"
handwritehandwritewrite by hand; "You should handwrite the note to your guests"
handwrotehandwritewrite by hand; "You should handwrite the note to your guests"
heartrotheartrotany plant disease in which the central part of a plant rots (especially in trees)
HeratHerata city in northwestern Afghanistan on the site of several ancient cities
hydratehydrateany compound that contains water of crystallization
ingrateingratea person who shows no gratitude
introitintroita composition of vocal music that is appropriate for opening church services
inwroughtinwroughthaving a decorative pattern worked or woven in; "an inwrought design"
irateiratefeeling or showing extreme anger; "irate protesters"; "ireful words"
jackfruitjackfruitimmense East Indian fruit resembling breadfruit; it contains an edible pulp and nutritious seeds that are commonly roasted
karatkaratthe unit of measurement for the proportion of gold in an alloy; 18-karat gold is 75% gold; 24-karat gold is pure gold
kurratkurratcoarse Old World perennial having a large bulb and tall stalk of greenish purple-tinged flowers; widely naturalized
laureatelaureatesomeone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone crowned with a laurel wreath
lerotlerotdormouse of southern Europe and northern Africa
libratelibratevibrate before coming to a total rest; "the children's swing librated"
longrootlongrootdeep-rooted perennial of southeastern United States
lustratelustratepurify by means of a ritual; also used in post-Communist countries to refer to the political cleansing of former officials
lyratelyrate(of a leaf shape) having curvature suggestive of a lyre
maltreatmaltreattreat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"
manrootmanroottropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy root; sometimes held to be source of the sweet potato
MaratMaratFrench revolutionary leader (born in Switzerland) who was a leader in overthrowing the Girondists and was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday (1743-1793)
marutmarutany of a group of Hindu storm gods; offspring of Rudra
meritmeritthe quality of being deserving (e.g., deserving assistance); "there were many children whose deservingness he recognized and rewarded"
migratemigratemove from one country or region to another and settle there; "Many Germans migrated to South America in the mid-19th century"; "This tribe transmigrated many times over the centuries"
millwrightmillwrighta workman who designs or erects mills and milling machinery
mistreatmistreattreat badly; "This boss abuses his workers"; "She is always stepping on others to get ahead"
muskratmuskratbeaver-like aquatic rodent of North America with dark glossy brown fur
narratenarratenarrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child"
nephritenephritean amphibole mineral consisting of calcium magnesium silicate in monoclinic crystalline form; a source of jade that is less valuable than from jadeite; once believed to cure kidney disorders
nitratenitrateany compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
nitritenitritethe radical -NO2 or any compound containing it (such as a salt or ester of nitrous acid)
off-streetoff-streetnot on the streets; "off-street parking"; "off-street unloading of vehicles"
on-streeton-streetat the sides of streets; "on-street parking is prohibited at rush hour"
orateoratetalk pompously
outrightoutrightwithout reservation or exception
outwroughtoutworksubsidiary defensive structure lying outside the main fortified area; "the outworks of the castle"
packratpackratany of several bushy-tailed rodents of the genus Neotoma of western North America; hoards food and other objects
parrotparrotusually brightly colored zygodactyl tropical birds with short hooked beaks and the ability to mimic sounds
PierrotPierrota male character in French pantomime; usually dressed in white with a whitened face
pinkrootpinkroota fungal disease of onions
piratepiratea ship that is manned by pirates
playwrightplaywrightsomeone who writes plays
ploughwrightploughwrighta workman who makes and repairs plows
plowwrightplowwrighta workman who makes and repairs plows
pomfretpomfretdeep-bodied sooty-black pelagic spiny-finned fish of the northern Atlantic and northern Pacific; valued for food
portraitportraitany likeness of a person, in any medium; "the photographer made excellent portraits"
PrakritPrakritany of the vernacular Indic languages of north and central India (as distinguished from Sanskrit) recorded from the 3rd century BC to the 4th century AD
procreateprocreatehave offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant; "The Bible tells people to procreate"
prorateproratedivide or assess proportionally; "The rent was prorated for the rest of the month"
prostrateprostraterender helpless or defenseless; "They prostrated the enemy"
pyritepyritea common mineral (iron disulfide) that has a pale yellow color
quadratequadratea square-shaped object
recreaterecreategive new life or energy to; "A hot soup will revive me"; "This will renovate my spirits"; "This treatment repaired my health"
re-createre-createform anew in the imagination; recollect and re-form in the mind; "His mind re-creates the entire world"
recruitrecruitany new member or supporter (as in the armed forces)
redrootredrootperennial woodland native of North America having a red root and red sap and bearing a solitary lobed leaf and white flower in early spring and having acrid emetic properties; rootstock used as a stimulant and expectorant
regretregretsadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment; "he drank to drown his sorrows"; "he wrote a note expressing his regret"; "to his rue, the error cost him the game"
retreatretreatthe act of withdrawing or going backward (especially to escape something hazardous or unpleasant)
rewriterewritesomething that has been written again; "the rewrite was much better"
rewroterewritesomething that has been written again; "the rewrite was much better"
rewroughtreworkuse again in altered form; "retread an old plot"
riotriota wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity
rostraterostratehaving a beak or beaklike snout or proboscis
SanskritSanskrit(Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism); an official language of India although it is now used only for religious purposes
scleritescleritehard plate or element of the exoskeleton of some arthropods
secretsecretsomething that baffles understanding and cannot be explained; "how it got out is a mystery"; "it remains one of nature's secrets"
secretesecretegenerate and separate from cells or bodily fluids; "secrete digestive juices"; "release a hormone into the blood stream"
serrateserratemake saw-toothed or jag the edge of; "serrate the edges of the teeth"
SeuratSeuratFrench painter who developed pointillism (1859-1891)
shipwrightshipwrighta carpenter who helps build and launch wooden vessels
sideritesideritea meteorite consisting principally of nickel and iron
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