Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: name


Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
gnomegnomea short pithy saying expressing a general truth
namenameby the sanction or authority of; "halt in the name of the law"
neemneemlarge semi-evergreen tree of the East Indies; trunk exudes a tenacious gum; bitter bark used as a tonic; seeds yield an aromatic oil; sometimes placed in genus Melia
nimnimgame in which matchsticks are arranged in rows and players alternately remove one or more of them; in some versions the object is to take the last remaining matchstick on the table and in other versions the object is to avoid taking the last remaining matchstick on the table
nomenomea town in western Alaska on the southern coast of the Seward Peninsula; an important center of an Alaskan gold rush at the beginning of the 20th century
numbnumbmake numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses"

Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
AnnamAnnama communist state in Indochina on the South China Sea; achieved independence from France in 1945
annumannum(Latin) year; "per annum"
ArnhemArnhema city in the central Netherlands on the lower Rhine River; site of a battle in 1944 during World War II
BarnumBarnumUnited States showman who popularized the circus (1810-1891)
benumbbenumbmake numb or insensitive; "The shock numbed her senses"
blechnumblechnumin some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae; terrestrial ferns of cosmopolitan distribution mainly in southern hemisphere: hard ferns
BlenheimBlenheimthe First Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene of Savoy defeated the French in 1704 during the War of the Spanish Succession
BurnhamBurnhamUnited States architect who designed the first important skyscraper with a skeleton (1846-1912)
bynamebynamea familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name); "Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"; "Henry's nickname was Slim"
corneumcorneumthe outermost layer of the epidermis consisting of dead cells that slough off
denimdenima coarse durable twill-weave cotton fabric
forenameforenamethe name that precedes the surname
genomegenomethe ordering of genes in a haploid set of chromosomes of a particular organism; the full DNA sequence of an organism; "the human genome contains approximately three billion chemical base pairs"
hydnumhydnumtype genus of Hydnaceae
lignumlignumwoody tissue
linumlinuma herbaceous plant genus of the family Linaceae with small sessile leaves
magnummagnuma large wine bottle for liquor or wine
MannheimMannheima city in southwestern Germany at the confluence of the Rhine and Neckar rivers
minimminima musical note having the time value of half a whole note
misnamemisnameassign in incorrect name to; "These misnamed philanthropists"
mniummniummosses similar to those of genus Bryum but larger
nicknamenicknamea familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name); "Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph"; "Henry's nickname was Slim"
paynimpaynima heathen; a person who is not a Christian (especially a Muslim)
phonemephoneme(linguistics) one of a small set of speech sounds that are distinguished by the speakers of a particular language
plenumplenuman enclosed space in which the air pressure is higher than outside
renamerenameassign a new name to; "Many streets in the former East Germany were renamed in 1990"
sphagnumsphagnumany of various pale or ashy mosses of the genus Sphagnum whose decomposed remains form peat
sternumsternumthe flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs
surnamesurnamethe name used to identify the members of a family (as distinguished from each member's given name)
venomvenomfeeling a need to see others suffer
VietnamVietnama prolonged war (1954-1975) between the communist armies of North Vietnam who were supported by the Chinese and the armies of South Vietnam who were supported by the United States

Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
acronymacronyma word formed from the initial letters of the several words in the name
anonymanonyma fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role
antonymantonyma word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other; "to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'"
arcanumarcanuminformation known only to a special group; "the secret of Cajun cooking"
atheneumatheneuma place where reading materials are available
coniumconiumsmall genus of highly toxic biennials: hemlock
continuumcontinuuma continuous nonspatial whole or extent or succession in which no part or portion is distinct or distinguishable from adjacent parts
craniumcraniumthe part of the skull that encloses the brain
DicranumDicranumtype genus of Dicranaceae
dubniumdubniuma transuranic element
duodenumduodenumthe part of the small intestine between the stomach and the jejunum
envenomenvenomadd poison to; "Her husband poisoned her drink in order to kill her"
eponymeponymthe name derived from a person (real or imaginary); "Down's syndrome is an eponym for the English physician John Down"
filenamefilename(computer science) the name given to a computer file in order to distinguish it from other files; may contain an extension that indicates the type of file
galbanumgalbanuma bitter aromatic gum resin that resembles asafetida
gastronomegastronomea person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
GuggenheimGuggenheimUnited States industrialist (born in Switzerland) who with his sons established vast mining and metal processing companies (1828-1905)
hafniumhafniuma grey tetravalent metallic element that resembles zirconium chemically and is found in zirconium minerals; used in filaments for its ready emission of electrons
hahniumhahniuma transuranic element
holonymholonyma word that names the whole of which a given word is a part; "`hat' is a holonym for `brim' and `crown'"
homonymhomonymtwo words are homonyms if they are pronounced or spelled the same way but have different meanings
hypernymhypernyma word that is more generic than a given word
hyponymhyponyma word that is more specific than a given word
JasminumJasminumshrubs and woody climbers mostly of tropical and temperate Old World: jasmine; jessamine
jasminumjasminumshrubs and woody climbers mostly of tropical and temperate Old World: jasmine; jessamine
jejunumjejunumthe part of the small intestine between the duodenum and the ileum
KukenaamKukenaama famous waterfall in Venezuela
labdanumlabdanuma soft blackish-brown resinous exudate from various rockroses used in perfumes especially as a fixative
laburnumlaburnumflowering shrubs or trees having bright yellow flowers; all parts of the plant are poisonous
ladanumladanuma soft blackish-brown resinous exudate from various rockroses used in perfumes especially as a fixative
lanthanumlanthanuma white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth
laudanumlaudanumnarcotic consisting of an alcohol solution of opium or any preparation in which opium is the main ingredient
LeccinumLeccinuma genus of fungi belonging to the family Boletaceae
meronymmeronyma word that names a part of a larger whole; "`brim' and `crown' are meronyms of `hat'"
metonymmetonyma word that denotes one thing but refers to a related thing; "Washington is a metonym for the United States government"; "plastic is a metonym for credit card"
metronomemetronomeclicking pendulum indicates the exact tempo of a piece of music
miniumminiuma reddish oxide of lead (Pb3O4) used as a pigment in paints and in glass and ceramics
perineumperineumthe general region between the anus and the genital organs
pertainympertainymmeaning relating to or pertaining to
platinumplatinuma heavy precious metallic element; grey-white and resistant to corroding; occurs in some nickel and copper ores and is also found native in some deposits
pseudonympseudonyma fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role
retronymretronyma word introduced because an existing term has become inadequate; "Nobody ever heard of analog clocks until digital clocks became common, so `analog clock' is a retronym"
rheniumrheniuma rare heavy polyvalent metallic element that resembles manganese chemically and is used in some alloys; is obtained as a by-product in refining molybdenum
SolanumSolanumtype genus of the Solanaceae: nightshade; potato; eggplant; bittersweet
SurinamSurinama republic in northeastern South America on the Atlantic; achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1975
SurinameSurinamea republic in northeastern South America on the Atlantic; achieved independence from the Netherlands in 1975
synonymsynonymtwo words that can be interchanged in a context are said to be synonymous relative to that context
TalinumTalinumgenus of mainly American more-or-less succulent herbs
toponymtoponymthe name by which a geographical place is known
troponymtroponyma word that denotes a manner of doing something; "`march' is a troponym of `walk'"
tympanumtympanuma large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it
viburnumviburnumdeciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees: arrow-wood; wayfaring tree

Rhymes with 4 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
actiniumactiniuma radioactive element of the actinide series; found in uranium ores
adeniumadeniumone species: succulent shrub or tree of tropical Africa and Arabia
aluminumaluminuma silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
ammoniumammoniumthe ion NH4 derived from ammonia; behaves in many respects like an alkali metal ion
antirrhinumantirrhinuma genus of herbs of the family Scrophulariaceae with brightly colored irregular flowers
apocynumapocynumperennial herbs with small pink or white flowers
aspleniumaspleniumin some classification systems placed in family Polypodiaceae
astroniumastroniuma genus of dicotyledonous plants of the family Anacardiaceae
athenaeumathenaeuma place where reading materials are available
aztreonamaztreonaman antibiotic (trade name Azactam) used against severe infections; has minimal side effects
botulinumbotulinumanaerobic bacterium producing botulin the toxin that causes botulism
decenniumdecenniuma period of 10 years
delphiniumdelphiniumany plant of the genus Delphinium having palmately divided leaves and showy spikes of variously colored spurred flowers; some contain extremely poisonous substances
einsteiniumeinsteiniuma radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons
epipremnumepipremnumsmall genus of evergreen lianas of southeastern Asia to western Pacific areas
euphoniumeuphoniuma bass horn (brass wind instrument) that is the tenor of the tuba family
geraniumgeraniumany of numerous plants of the family Geraniaceae
germaniumgermaniuma brittle grey crystalline element that is a semiconducting metalloid (resembling silicon) used in transistors; occurs in germanite and argyrodite
gluciniumgluciniuma light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
harmoniumharmoniuma free-reed instrument in which air is forced through the reeds by bellows
heleniumheleniumgenus of American herbs with flowers having yellow rays: sneezeweeds
HerculaneumHerculaneumancient city; now destroyed
heteronymheteronymtwo words are heteronyms if they are spelled the same way but differ in pronunciation; "the word `bow' is an example of a heteronym"
hymeniumhymeniumspore-bearing layer of cells in certain fungi containing asci or basidia
interregnuminterregnumthe time between two reigns, governments, etc.
limoniumlimoniumsea lavender
meconiummeconiumthick dark green mucoid material that is the first feces of a newborn child
millenniummillenniuma span of 1000 years
molybdenummolybdenuma polyvalent metallic element that resembles chromium and tungsten in its properties; used to strengthen and harden steel
morphophonememorphophoneme(linguistics) the phonemes (or strings of phonemes) that constitute the various allomorphs of a morpheme
neptuniumneptuniuma radioactive transuranic metallic element; found in trace amounts in uranium ores; a by-product of the production of plutonium
olibanumolibanuman aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation
origanumoriganumany of various fragrant aromatic herbs of the genus Origanum used as seasonings
ozoniumozoniumform genus of imperfect fungi
partheniumpartheniumsmall genus of North American herbs and shrubs with terminal panicles of small ray flowers
peritoneumperitoneuma transparent membrane that lines the abdominal cavity in mammals and covers most of the viscera
plutoniumplutoniuma solid silvery grey radioactive transuranic element whose atoms can be split when bombarded with neutrons; found in minute quantities in uranium ores but is usually synthesized in nuclear reactors; 13 isotopes are known with the most important being plutonium 239
polliniumpolliniuma coherent mass of pollen grains (as in orchids)
poloniumpoloniuma radioactive metallic element that is similar to tellurium and bismuth; occurs in uranium ores but can be produced by bombarding bismuth with neutrons in a nuclear reactor
PolygonumPolygonumdiverse genus of herbs or woody subshrubs of north temperate regions
prosceniumprosceniumthe wall that separates the stage from the auditorium in a modern theater
quadrenniumquadrenniuma period of four years
rutheniumrutheniuma rare polyvalent metallic element of the platinum group; it is found associated with platinum
sangapenumsangapenuma variety of gum
seleniumseleniuma toxic nonmetallic element related to sulfur and tellurium; occurs in several allotropic forms; a stable grey metallike allotrope conducts electricity better in the light than in the dark and is used in photocells; occurs in sulfide ores (as pyrite)
sparganiumsparganiumtype and sole genus of Sparganiaceae; marsh or aquatic herbs of temperate regions
succedaneumsuccedaneum(medicine) something that can be used as a substitute (especially any medicine that may be taken in place of another)
syconiumsyconiumthe fleshy multiple fruit of the fig consisting of an enlarged hollow receptacle containing numerous fruitlets
SyngoniumSyngoniumepiphytic or terrestrial climbing shrubs of Central and South America; used as ornamental houseplants for their velvety foliage
titaniumtitaniuma light strong grey lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong lightweight alloys (as for airplane parts); the main sources are rutile and ilmenite
tricliniumtricliniuma dining table with couches along three sides in ancient Rome
uraniumuraniuma heavy toxic silvery-white radioactive metallic element; occurs in many isotopes; used for nuclear fuels and nuclear weapons
vacciniumvacciniumevergreen or deciduous berry-bearing shrubs of northern hemisphere: cranberries; blueberries
zirconiumzirconiuma lustrous grey strong metallic element resembling titanium; it is used in nuclear reactors as a neutron absorber; it occurs in baddeleyite but is obtained chiefly from zircon

Rhymes with 5 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
acrocliniumacrocliniumgenus of herbs and shrubs of Australia and South Africa: everlasting flower; most species usually placed in genus Helipterum
aeoniumaeoniuma genus of plants of the family Crassulaceae
aluminiumaluminiuma silvery ductile metallic element found primarily in bauxite
archegoniumarchegoniuma female sex organ occurring in mosses, ferns, and most gymnosperms
bimillenniumbimillenniuma span of 2000 years
californiumcaliforniuma radioactive transuranic element; discovered by bombarding curium with alpha particles
chelidoniumchelidoniumone species: greater celandine
chrysospleniumchrysospleniumgenus of widely distributed semiaquatic herbs with minute greenish-yellow apetalous flowers
condominiumcondominiumhousing consisting of a complex of dwelling units (as an apartment house) in which each unit is individually owned
diazoniumdiazoniumthe univalent cation R-N:N- (where R is an aromatic hydrocarbon); found in salts that are used in manufacturing azo dyes
endocraniumendocraniummembrane lining the inside of the skull
eriogonumeriogonumany plant of the genus Eriogonum with small clustered flowers
erythroniumerythroniumperennial bulbous herbs most of northern United States: dogtooth violet; adder's tongue; trout lily; fawn lily
gadoliniumgadoliniuma ductile silvery-white ductile ferromagnetic trivalent metallic element of the rare earth group
mediastinummediastinumthe part of the thoracic cavity between the lungs that contains the heart and aorta and esophagus and trachea and thymus
OedogoniumOedogoniumtype genus of Oedogoniaceae; freshwater green algae having long unbranched filaments; usually free-floating when mature
pandemoniumpandemoniuma state of extreme confusion and disorder
PelargoniumPelargoniumgeraniums native chiefly to South Africa; widely cultivated
peridiniumperidiniumtype genus of the family Peridiniidae
perigoniumperigoniumcollective term for the outer parts of a flower consisting of the calyx and corolla and enclosing the stamens and pistils
polemoniumpolemoniumany plant of the genus Polemonium; most are low-growing often foul-smelling plants of temperate to Arctic regions
protactiniumprotactiniuma short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead
protoactiniumprotoactiniuma short-lived radioactive metallic element formed from uranium and disintegrating into actinium and then into lead
quinquenniumquinquenniuma period of five years

Rhymes with 6 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
DactylocteniumDactylocteniuma monocotyledonous genus of the family Gramineae

Rhymes with 9 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
hyperbilirubinemiahyperbilirubinemiaabnormally high amounts of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood

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