Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: problem


Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
blameblamea reproach for some lapse or misdeed; "he took the blame for it"; "it was a bum rap"
bloomblooma powdery deposit on a surface
claimclaimdemand for something as rightful or due; "they struck in support of their claim for a shorter work day"
clamclamburrowing marine mollusk living on sand or mud; the shell closes with viselike firmness
climbclimbthe act of climbing something; "it was a difficult climb to the top"
climeclimethe weather in some location averaged over some long period of time; "the dank climate of southern Wales"; "plants from a cold clime travel best in winter"
flameflamethe process of combustion of inflammable materials producing heat and light and (often) smoke; "fire was one of our ancestors' first discoveries"
flumeflumewatercourse that consists of an open artificial chute filled with water for power or for carrying logs
gleamgleaman appearance of reflected light
gloamgloamthe time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"
glomglomseize upon or latch onto something; "The Republicans glommed onto Whitewater"
gloomglooma feeling of melancholy apprehension
glumglummoody and melancholic
glumeglumesmall dry membranous bract found in inflorescences of Gramineae and Cyperaceae
lamlama rapid escape (as by criminals); "the thieves made a clean getaway"; "after the expose he had to take it on the lam"
LambLambyoung sheep
lamelamea fabric interwoven with threads of metal; "she wore a gold lame dress"
LemLema spacecraft that carries astronauts from the command module to the surface of the moon and back
limblimbany projection that is thought to resemble a human arm; "the arm of the record player"; "an arm of the sea"; "a branch of the sewer"
limelimethe green acidic fruit of any of various lime trees
limnlimnmake a portrait of; "Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba"
loamloama rich soil consisting of a mixture of sand and clay and decaying organic materials
lomelomecapital and largest city of Togo; located in the south on the Gulf of Guinea
loomlooma textile machine for weaving yarn into a textile
phlegmphlegminactivity; showing an unusual lack of energy; "the general appearance of sluggishness alarmed his friends"
phleumphleumgrasses native to temperate regions
phloemphloem(botany) tissue that conducts synthesized food substances (e.g., from leaves) to parts where needed; consists primarily of sieve tubes
plumpluma highly desirable position or assignment; "a political plum"
plumbplumbthe metal bob of a plumb line
plumeplumethe light horny waterproof structure forming the external covering of birds
slamslaman aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
slimslimtake off weight
slimeslimeany thick, viscous matter
slumsluma district of a city marked by poverty and inferior living conditions

Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abloomabloombursting into flower; "flowering spring trees"
acclaimacclaimenthusiastic approval; "the book met with modest acclaim"; "he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"; "they gave him more eclat than he really deserved"
aflameaflamelighted up by or as by fire or flame; "forests set ablaze (or afire) by lightning"; "even the car's tires were aflame"; "a night aflare with fireworks"; "candles alight on the tables"; "houses on fire"
agleamagleambright with a steady but subdued shining; "from the plane we saw the city below agleam with lights"; "the gleaming brass on the altar"; "Nereids beneath the nitid moon"
alumaluma double sulphate of aluminum and potassium that is used as an astringent (among other things)
aplombaplombgreat coolness and composure under strain; "keep your cool"
baa-lambbaa-lambchild's word for a sheep or lamb
bedlambedlampejorative terms for an insane asylum
birdlimebirdlimea sticky adhesive that is smeared on small branches to capture small birds
broadloombroadlooma carpet woven on a wide loom to obviate the need for seams
brooklimebrooklimeplant of western North America and northeastern Asia having prostrate stems with dense racemes of pale violet to lilac flowers
CaelumCaeluma constellation in the southern hemisphere near Columba and Eridanus
celomceloma cavity in the mesoderm of an embryo that gives rise in humans to the pleural cavity and pericardial cavity and peritoneal cavity
cleomecleometropical and subtropical annual or perennial herbs or low shrubs
coelomcoeloma cavity in the mesoderm of an embryo that gives rise in humans to the pleural cavity and pericardial cavity and peritoneal cavity
columncolumn(architecture) a tall vertical cylindrical structure standing upright and used to support a structure
coulombcoulombFrench physicist famous for his discoveries in the field of electricity and magnetism; formulated Coulomb's Law (1736-1806)
declaimdeclaimspeak against in an impassioned manner; "he declaimed against the wasteful ways of modern society"
deplumedeplumestrip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"
disclaimdisclaimmake a disclaimer about; "He disclaimed any responsibility"
displumedisplumestrip of feathers; "pull a chicken"; "pluck the capon"
ElamElaman ancient country in southwestern Asia to the east of the Tigris River (in what is modern Iran); was known for its warlike people
emblememblemspecial design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
exclaimexclaimutter aloud; often with surprise, horror, or joy; "`I won!' he exclaimed"; "`Help!' she cried"; "`I'm here,' the mother shouted when she saw her child looking lost"
filumfiluma threadlike structure (as a chainlike series of cells)
flimflamflimflama swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
forelimbforelimbthe front limb (or the homologous structure in other animals, such as a flipper or wing)
golemgolema mechanism that can move automatically
handloomhandlooma loom powered by hand
HarlemHarlema district of Manhattan; now largely a Black ghetto
heirloomheirloomsomething that has been in a family for generations
hilumhilum(anatomy) a depression or fissure where vessels or nerves or ducts enter a bodily organ; "the hilus of the kidney"
hoodlumhoodluman aggressive and violent young criminal
ileumileumthe part of the small intestine between the jejunum and the cecum
illumeillumemake lighter or brighter; "This lamp lightens the room a bit"
inflameinflamebecome inflamed; get sore; "His throat inflamed"
IslamIslamthe monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"
kolamkolama member of a formerly tribal people now living in south central India
millimemillime1,000 millimes equal 1 dinar in Tunisia
MuslimMuslima believer in or follower of Islam
pablumpablumworthless or oversimplified ideas
PelhamPelhama bit with a bar mouthpiece that is designed to combine a curb and snaffle
peplumpepluma garment worn by women in ancient Greece; cloth caught at the shoulders and draped in folds to the waist
phellemphellem(botany) outer tissue of bark; a protective layer of dead cells
phylumphylum(biology) the major taxonomic group of animals and plants; contains classes
prelimpreliman examination taken by graduate students to determine their fitness to continue
problemproblema source of difficulty; "one trouble after another delayed the job"; "what's the problem?"
proclaimproclaimpraise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"
quicklimequicklimea white crystalline oxide used in the production of calcium hydroxide
quitclaimquitclaimact of transferring a title or right or claim to another
reclaimreclaimovercome the wildness of; make docile and tractable; "He tames lions for the circus"; "reclaim falcons"
salaamsalaama deep bow; a Muslim form of salutation
SalemSalema city in southern India
SalimSalimVenezuelan master terrorist raised by a Marxist-Leninist father; trained and worked with many terrorist groups (born in 1949)
slalomslaloma downhill race over a winding course defined by upright poles
solemnsolemncharacterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions; "both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate"; "an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant"; "a film with a solemn social message"
sublimesublimevaporize and then condense right back again
vellumvellumfine parchment prepared from the skin of a young animal e.g. a calf or lamb
velumveluma muscular flap that closes off the nasopharynx during swallowing or speaking
volumevolumephysical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop"
xylemxylemthe woody part of plants: the supporting and water-conducting tissue, consisting primarily of tracheids and vessels
ylemylem(cosmology) the original matter that (according to the big bang theory) existed before the formation of the chemical elements

Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abcoulombabcoulomba unit of electrical charge equal to 10 coulombs
alliumalliumlarge genus of perennial and biennial pungent bulbous plants: garlic; leek; onion; chive; sometimes placed in family Alliaceae as the type genus
alumbloomalumbloomany of several herbs of the genus Heuchera
amylumamyluma complex carbohydrate found chiefly in seeds, fruits, tubers, roots and stem pith of plants, notably in corn, potatoes, wheat, and rice; an important foodstuff and used otherwise especially in adhesives and as fillers and stiffeners for paper and textiles
angelimangelimany of several tropical American trees of the genus Andira
asylumasyluma hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
bdelliumbdelliumaromatic gum resin; similar to myrrh
cataflamcataflama nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Cataflam)
checkerbloomcheckerbloomperennial purple-flowered wild mallow of western North America that is also cultivated
ciliumciliuma hairlike projection from the surface of a cell; provides locomotion in free-swimming unicellular organisms
cingulumcingulum(anatomy) an encircling structure (as the ridge around the base of a tooth)
counterclaimcounterclaima claim filed in opposition to another claim in a legal action
flagellumflagelluma lash-like appendage used for locomotion (e.g., in sperm cells and some bacteria and protozoa)
foliumfoliuma thin layer or stratum of (especially metamorphic) rock
galiumgaliumannual or perennial herbs: bedstraw; cleavers
galliumgalliuma rare silvery (usually trivalent) metallic element; brittle at low temperatures but liquid above room temperature; occurs in trace amounts in bauxite and zinc ores
heliumheliuma very light colorless element that is one of the six inert gasses; the most difficult gas to liquefy; occurs in economically extractable amounts in certain natural gases (as those found in Texas and Kansas)
HeracleumHeracleumwidely distributed genus of plants with usually thick rootstocks and large umbels of white flowers
iliumiliumthe upper and widest of the three bones making up the hipbone
LiliumLiliumtype genus of Liliaceae
linoleumlinoleuma floor covering
LoliumLoliumdarnel; ryegrass
low-warp-loomlow-warp-looma handloom in which the warp is carried horizontally; for weaving tapestry
mausoleummausoleuma large burial chamber, usually above ground
miliummiliuma small whitish lump in the skin due to a clogged sebaceous gland
oriflammeoriflammea red or orange-red flag used as a standard by early French kings
pabulumpabuluminsipid intellectual nourishment
palliumpalliumcloak or mantle worn by men in ancient Rome
paspalumpaspalumtall tufted perennial tropical American grass naturalized as pasture and forage grass in southern United States
pendulumpenduluman apparatus consisting of an object mounted so that it swings freely under the influence of gravity
petroleumpetroleuma dark oil consisting mainly of hydrocarbons
PhylliumPhylliumtype genus of the Phyllidae
pseudophloempseudophloemfalse phloem
psylliumpsylliumplantain of Mediterranean regions whose seeds swell and become gelatinous when moist and are used as a mild laxative
resublimeresublimesublime (a compound) once again
SantalumSantalumparasitic trees of Indonesia and Malaysia
scholiumscholiuma marginal note written by a scholiast (a commentator on ancient or classical literature)
speculumspeculuma medical instrument for dilating a bodily passage or cavity in order to examine the interior
spiculumspiculumsmall pointed structure serving as a skeletal element in various marine and freshwater invertebrates e.g. sponges and corals
spirillumspirillumany flagellated aerobic bacteria having a spirally twisted rodlike form
subphylumsubphylum(biology) a taxonomic group ranking between a phylum and a class
sugarplumsugarplumany of various small sugary candies
tantalumtantaluma hard grey lustrous metallic element that is highly resistant to corrosion; occurs in niobite and fergusonite and tantalite
thalliumthalliuma soft grey malleable metallic element that resembles tin but discolors on exposure to air; it is highly toxic and is used in rodent and insect poisons; occurs in zinc blende and some iron ores
thuliumthuliuma soft silvery metallic element of the rare earth group; isotope 170 emits X-rays and is used in small portable X-ray machines; it occurs in monazite and apatite and xenotime
trilliumtrilliumany liliaceous plant of the genus Trillium having a whorl of three leaves at the top of the stem with a single three-petaled flower
valiumvaliuma tranquilizer (trade name Valium) used to relieve anxiety and relax muscles; acts by enhancing the inhibitory actions of the neurotransmitter GABA; can also be used as an anticonvulsant drug in cases of nerve agent poisoning

Rhymes with 4 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
alprazolamalprazolaman antianxiety agent (trade name Xanax) of the benzodiazepine class
antebellumantebellumbelonging to a period before a war especially the American Civil War
AscophyllumAscophyllumbrown algae distinguished by compressed or inflated branchlets along the axis
berkeliumberkeliuma radioactive transuranic element; discovered by bombarding americium with helium
berylliumberylliuma light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
CalophyllumCalophyllumgenus of tropical evergreen trees
capitulumcapituluman arrangement of leafy branches forming the top or head of a tree
caulophyllumcaulophyllumblue cohosh
cerebellumcerebelluma major division of the vertebrate brain; situated above the medulla oblongata and beneath the cerebrum in humans
chamaemelumchamaemelumsmall genus of plants sometimes included in genus Anthemis: chamomile
chrysophyllumchrysophyllumtropical American evergreen trees or shrubs
coagulumcoaguluma lump of material formed from the content of a liquid
curriculumcurriculuman integrated course of academic studies; "he was admitted to a new program at the university"
doliolumdoliolumfree-swimming oceanic tunicate with a barrel-shaped transparent body
drosophyllumdrosophyllumone species
ecballiumecballiumexploding cucumber; squirting cucumber
epiphyllumepiphyllumany cactus of the genus Epiphyllum having flattened jointed irregularly branching stems and showy tubular flowers
foeniculumfoeniculumvery small genus of aromatic European herbs with pinnately compound leaves and yellow flowers
gnaphaliumgnaphaliumlarge widely distributed genus of coarse hairy herbs with whitish involucres
graptophyllumgraptophyllumcaricature plant
hordeolumhordeoluman infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid
inoculuminoculuma substance (a virus or toxin or immune serum) that is introduced into the body to produce or increase immunity to a particular disease
JerusalemJerusalemcapital and largest city of the modern state of Israel (although its status as capital is disputed); it was captured from Jordan in 1967 in the Six Day War; a holy city for Jews and Christians and Muslims; was the capital of an ancient kingdom
MalayalamMalayalama Dravidian language (closely related to Tamil) that is spoken in southwestern India
midazolammidazolaman injectable form of benzodiazepine (trade name Versed) useful for sedation and for reducing pain during uncomfortable medical procedures
myceliummyceliumthe vegetative part of a fungus consisting of a mass of branching threadlike hyphae
nepheliumnepheliuma genus of dicotyledonous trees of the family Sapindaceae that are native to Asia and Australia
nobeliumnobeliuma radioactive transuranic element synthesized by bombarding curium with carbon ions; 7 isotopes are known
operculumoperculuma hard flap serving as a cover for (a) the gill slits in fishes or (b) the opening of the shell in certain gastropods when the body is retracted
ossiculumossiculuma small bone; especially one in the middle ear
PeltiphyllumPeltiphyllumone species
podophyllumpodophyllumperennial rhizomatous herbs
reticulumreticulumthe second compartment of the stomach of a ruminant
retrophyllumretrophyllumsmall genus of tropical evergreen dioecious shrubs or trees of Oceania and tropical South America
simuliumsimuliumtype genus of the Simuliidae: blackflies
spathiphyllumspathiphyllumany of various plants of the genus Spathiphyllum having a white or green spathe and a spike of fragrant flowers and often cultivated as an ornamental
superphylumsuperphylum(biology) a taxonomic group ranking between a phylum and below a class or subclass
triazolamtriazolama form of benzodiazepine (trade name Halcion) frequently prescribed as a sleeping pill; usually given to people who have trouble falling asleep
triboliumtriboliumflour beetles
trifoliumtrifoliumany leguminous plant having leaves divided into three leaflets
Winston-SalemWinston-Salema city of north central North Carolina
xerophyllumxerophyllumsmall genus of North American herbs having grasslike basal leaves: squaw grass; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
xylomelumxylomelumsmall species of Australian trees or shrubs; grown for their fruit and flowers
ZanthoxylumZanthoxylumdeciduous or evergreen trees or shrubs: prickly ash
ZygophyllumZygophyllumusually tropical herbs or shrubs having ill-smelling foliage and flower buds that are used as capers: bean capers

Rhymes with 5 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
acetabulumacetabulumthe cup-shaped hollow in the hipbone into which the head of the femur fits to form a ball-and-socket joint
animalculumanimalculummicroscopic organism such as an amoeba or paramecium
archipalliumarchipalliumthe olfactory cortex of the cerebrum
calycophyllumcalycophyllummedium to large tropical American trees having shiny reddish-brown shredding bark
CeratophyllumCeratophyllumconstituting the family Ceratophyllaceae: hornworts
cercidiphyllumcercidiphyllumone species: katsura tree
dictostyliumdictostyliumany slime mold of the genus Dictostylium
diverticulumdiverticuluma herniation through the muscular wall of a tubular organ (especially the colon)
dracocephalumdracocephalumgenus of American herbs and dwarf shrubs of the mind family: dragonheads
endotheliumendotheliuman epithelium of mesoblastic origin; a thin layer of flattened cells that lines the inside of some body cavities
epitheliumepitheliummembranous tissue covering internal organs and other internal surfaces of the body
eriophyllumeriophyllumgenus of hairy herbs and shrubs of western North America
erythroxylumerythroxyluma large genus of South American shrubs and small trees of the family Erythroxylaceae
grammatophyllumgrammatophyllumsmall genus of large epiphytic or terrestrial orchids of southeastern Asia to Polynesia; the giants of the Orchidaceae having long narrow leaves and drooping flower clusters often 6 feet long
HaematoxylumHaematoxylumsmall genus of tropical American spiny bushy shrubs or trees
HymenophyllumHymenophyllumtype genus of the Hymenophyllaceae: filmy ferns
hypenteliumhypenteliuma genus of fish in the family Catostomidae
infundibuluminfundibulumany of various funnel-shaped parts of the body (but especially the hypophyseal stalk)
laccopetalumlaccopetalumone species: giant buttercup
LeiophyllumLeiophyllumone species: sand myrtle
mesotheliummesotheliumepithelium originating in the embryonic mesoderm; lines the primordial body cavity
myriophyllummyriophyllumchiefly monoecious and usually aquatic herbs (as the milfoils)
neopalliumneopalliumthe cortical part of the neencephalon
ornithogalumornithogalumsometimes placed in family Hyacinthaceae
penicilliumpenicilliumgenus of fungi commonly growing as green or blue molds on decaying food; used in making cheese and as a source of penicillin
peritheliumperitheliumtissue layer around small blood vessels
promyceliumpromyceliumthe basidium of various fungi
scaphosepalumscaphosepalumcomprises some tropical American species usually placed in genus Masdevallia: diminutive plants with small flowers carried on one scape
superciliumsuperciliumthe arch of hair above each eye
tropaeolumtropaeoluma tropical American genus of dicotyledonous climbing or diffuse pungent herbs constituting the family Tropaeolaceae
verticilliumverticilliuma fungus of the genus Verticillium

Rhymes with 6 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
CeratopetalumCeratopetaluma dicotyledonous genus of the family Cunoniaceae
falcatifoliumfalcatifoliumsickle pines: dioecious evergreen tropical trees and shrubs having sickle-shaped leaves; similar to Dacrycarpus in habit; Malaysia and Philippines to New Guinea and New Caledonia
PaphiopedilumPaphiopedilumhorticulturally important genus of mainly terrestrial orchids including many hybrids; southeastern Asia and Indonesia to Philippines and Solomon Islands; Paphiopedilum species sometimes included in genus Cypripedium

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