Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: save


Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
civeciveperennial having hollow cylindrical leaves used for seasoning
salvesalveanything that remedies or heals or soothes; "he needed a salve for his conscience"
savesave(sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring; "the goalie made a brilliant save"; "the relief pitcher got credit for a save"
sievesievea strainer for separating lumps from powdered material or grading particles
soavesoavedry white Italian wine from Verona
xivxivthe cardinal number that is the sum of thirteen and one
XXIVXXIVthe cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-three and one

Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
BrasovBrasova city in central Romania in the foothills of the Transylvanian Alps
coercivecoerciveserving or intended to coerce; "authority is directional instead of coercive"
conceiveconceivebecome pregnant; undergo conception; "She cannot conceive"; "My daughter was conceived in Christmas Day"
cursivecursiverapid handwriting in which letters are set down in full and are cursively connected within words without lifting the writing implement from the paper
deceivedeceivecause someone to believe an untruth; "The insurance company deceived me when they told me they were covering my house"
massivemassiveconsisting of great mass; containing a great quantity of matter; "Earth is the most massive of the terrestrial planets"
missivemissivea written message addressed to a person or organization; "mailed an indignant letter to the editor"
passivepassivethe voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is the recipient (not the source) of the action denoted by the verb; "`The ball was thrown by the boy' uses the passive voice"; "`The ball was thrown' is an abbreviated passive"
pensivepensiveshowing pensive sadness; "the sensitive and wistful response of a poet to the gentler phases of beauty"
perceiveperceivebecome conscious of; "She finally perceived the futility of her protest"
plausiveplausiveexpressing or manifesting praise or approval; "approbative criticism"; "an affirmative nod"
plosiveplosivea consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated"
receivereceiveconvert into sounds or pictures; "receive the incoming radio signals"
suavesuavesmoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication; "he was too politic to quarrel with so important a personage"; "the manager pacified the customer with a smooth apology for the error"

Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
abrasiveabrasivea substance that abrades or wears down
abusiveabusivecharacterized by physical or psychological maltreatment; "abusive punishment"; "argued...that foster homes are abusive"
accusiveaccusivecontaining or expressing accusation; "an accusitive forefinger"; "black accusatory looks"; "accusive shoes and telltale trousers"- O.Henry; "his accusing glare"
adhesiveadhesivea substance that unites or bonds surfaces together
admissiveadmissivecharacterized by or allowing admission; "an Elizabethan tragedy admissive of comic scenes"
aggressiveaggressivehaving or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends; "an aggressive businessman"; "an aggressive basketball player"; "he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions"; "aggressive drivers"
allusiveallusivecharacterized by indirect references; "allusive speech is characterized by allusions"
amusiveamusiveproviding enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining; "an amusing speaker"; "a diverting story"
apperceiveapperceiveperceive in terms of a past experience
ascensiveascensivetending or directed upward; "rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage"- John Ruskin
assaultiveassaultivedisposed to attack
aversiveaversivetending to repel or dissuade; "aversive conditioning"
coextensivecoextensivebeing of equal extent or scope or duration
cohesivecohesivecausing cohesion; "a cohesive agent"
collusivecollusiveacting together in secret toward a fraudulent or illegal end
compulsivecompulsivea person with a compulsive disposition; someone who feels compelled to do certain things
concessiveconcessiveof or pertaining to concession
conclusiveconclusiveforming an end or termination; especially putting an end to doubt or question; "conclusive proof"; "the evidence is conclusive"
conduciveconducivetending to bring about; being partly responsible for; "working conditions are not conducive to productivity"; "the seaport was a contributing factor in the growth of the city"; "a contributory factor"
convulsiveconvulsiveaffected by involuntary jerky muscular contractions; resembling a spasm; "convulsive motions"; "his body made a spasmodic jerk"; "spastic movements"
corrosivecorrosivea substance having the tendency to cause corrosion (such a strong acids or alkali)
decisivedecisiveforming or having the nature of a turning point or crisis; "a critical point in the campaign"; "the critical test"
defensivedefensivean attitude of defensiveness (especially in the phrase `on the defensive')
degressivedegressive(of taxes) gradually decreasing in rate on sums below a certain amount
delusivedelusiveinappropriate to reality or facts; "delusive faith in a wonder drug"; "delusive expectations"; "false hopes"
depressivedepressivesomeone suffering psychological depression
derisivederisiveabusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule; "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"
detersivedetersivehaving cleansing power
diffusivediffusivespreading by diffusion
digressivedigressive(of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects; "amusingly digressive with satirical thrusts at women's fashions among other things"; "a rambling discursive book"; "his excursive remarks"; "a rambling speech about this and that"
discursivediscursive(of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects; "amusingly digressive with satirical thrusts at women's fashions among other things"; "a rambling discursive book"; "his excursive remarks"; "a rambling speech about this and that"
dismissivedismissivestopping to associate with; "they took dismissive action after the third violation"
dispersivedispersivespreading by diffusion
divisivedivisivedissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)
effusiveeffusiveextravagantly demonstrative; "insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship"; "a large gushing female"; "write unrestrained and gushy poetry"
elusiveelusiveskillful at eluding capture; "a cabal of conspirators, each more elusive than the archterrorist"- David Kline
enhanciveenhanciveserving an aesthetic purpose in beautifying the body; "cosmetic surgery"; "enhansive makeup"
erosiveerosiveof a substance, especially a strong acid; capable of destroying or eating away by chemical action
evasiveevasivedeliberately vague or ambiguous; "his answers were brief, constrained and evasive"; "an evasive statement"
excessiveexcessivebeyond normal limits; "excessive charges"; "a book of inordinate length"; "his dress stops just short of undue elegance"; "unreasonable demands"
exclusiveexclusivea news report that is reported first by one news organization; "he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials"
excursiveexcursive(of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects; "amusingly digressive with satirical thrusts at women's fashions among other things"; "a rambling discursive book"; "his excursive remarks"; "a rambling speech about this and that"
expansiveexpansivefriendly and open and willing to talk; "wine made the guest expansive"
expensiveexpensivehigh in price or charging high prices; "expensive clothes"; "an expensive shop"
explosiveexplosivea chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck
expressiveexpressivecharacterized by expression; "a very expressive face"
extensiveextensivebroad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers"
extrusiveextrusiveof rock material; forced out while molten through cracks in the earth's surface
illusiveillusivebased on or having the nature of an illusion; "illusive hopes of finding a better job"; "Secret activities offer presidents the alluring but often illusory promise that they can achieve foreign policy goals without the bothersome debate and open decision that are staples of democracy"
impassiveimpassivedeliberately impassive in manner; "deadpan humor"; "his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read"
impressiveimpressiveproducing a strong effect; "gave an impressive performance as Othello"; "a telling gesture"
impulsiveimpulsivecharacterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation; "a hotheaded decision"; "liable to such impulsive acts as hugging strangers"; "an impetuous display of spending and gambling"; "madcap escapades"; (`brainish' is archaic)
incisiveincisivesuitable for cutting or piercing; "incisive teeth"
inclusiveinclusiveincluding much or everything; and especially including stated limits; "an inclusive art form"; "an inclusive fee"; "his concept of history is modern and inclusive"; "from Monday to Friday inclusive"
incursiveincursiveinvolving invasion or aggressive attack; "invasive war"
induciveinduciveinducing or influencing; leading on; "inductive to the sin of Eve"- John Milton
intensiveintensivea modifier that has little meaning except to intensify the meaning it modifies; "`up' in `finished up' is an intensifier"; "`honestly' in `I honestly don't know' is an intensifier"
intrusiveintrusivetending to intrude (especially upon privacy); "she felt her presence there was intrusive"
invasiveinvasivegradually intrusive without right or permission; "we moved back from the encroaching tide"; "invasive tourists"; "trespassing hunters"
KutuzovKutuzovRussian field marshal who commanded the Russian opposition to Napoleon (1745-1813)
misconceivemisconceiveinterpret in the wrong way; "Don't misinterpret my comments as criticism"; "She misconstrued my remarks"
misperceivemisperceiveperceive incorrectly
nonexplosivenonexplosivenot explosive; "nonexplosive gases"; "a nonexplosive fuel"
obsessiveobsessivea person who has obsessions
obtrusiveobtrusivesticking out; protruding
occlusiveocclusivea consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it; "his stop consonants are too aspirated"
offensiveoffensivethe action of attacking an enemy
omissiveomissivecharacterized by omissions; "omissive crimes"
oppressiveoppressivemarked by unjust severity or arbitrary behavior; "the oppressive government"; "oppressive laws"; "a tyrannical parent"; "tyrannous disregard of human rights"
ostensiveostensiverepresented or appearing as such; pretended; "His ostensible purpose was charity, his real goal popularity"
percussivepercussiveinvolving percussion or featuring percussive instruments; "percussive music"
permissivepermissivegranting or inclined or able to grant permission; not strict in discipline; "direct primary legislation is largely permissive rather than prescriptive"; "permissive parents"
pervasivepervasivespreading or spread throughout; "armed with permeative irony...he punctures affectations"; "the pervasive odor of garlic"; "an error is pervasive if it is material to more than one conclusion"
perversiveperversivetending to corrupt or pervert
possessivepossessivethe case expressing ownership
preclusivepreclusivemade impossible
preconceivepreconceiveconceive beforehand; "a preconceived notion"
progressiveprogressivea person who favors a political philosophy of progress and reform and the protection of civil liberties
propulsivepropulsivetending to or capable of propelling; "propellant fuel for submarines"; "the faster a jet plane goes the greater its propulsive efficiency"; "universities...the seats of propulsive thought"
protrusiveprotrusivethrusting outward
purposivepurposivehaving a purpose; "purposive behavior"
recessiverecessivean allele that produces its characteristic phenotype only when its paired allele is identical
reclusivereclusiveproviding privacy or seclusion; "the cloistered academic world of books"; "sat close together in the sequestered pergola"; "sitting under the reclusive calm of a shade tree"; "a secluded romantic spot"
recursiverecursiveof or relating to a recursion
reflexivereflexivea personal pronoun compounded with -self to show the agent's action affects the agent
regressiveregressiveopposing progress; returning to a former less advanced state
repressiverepressiverestrictive of action; "a repressive regime"; "an overly strict and inhibiting discipline"
repulsiverepulsivepossessing the ability to repel; "a repulsive force"
responsiveresponsivereadily reacting or replying to people or events or stimuli; showing emotion; "children are often the quickest and most responsive members of the audience"
reversivereversivetending to be turned back
submissivesubmissiveinclined or willing to submit to orders or wishes of others or showing such inclination; "submissive servants"; "a submissive reply"; "replacing troublemakers with more submissive people"
subversivesubversivea radical supporter of political or social revolution
successivesuccessivein regular succession without gaps; "serial concerts"
suffusivesuffusivespreading through; "suffusive purple light"
suppressivesuppressivetending to suppress; "the government used suppressive measures to control the protest"
suspensivesuspensiveundecided or characterized by indecisiveness
undeceiveundeceivefree from deception or illusion

Rhymes with 4 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
all-inclusiveall-inclusivebroad in scope or content; "across-the-board pay increases"; "an all-embracing definition"; "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"; "an invention with broad applications"; "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"- T.G.Winner; "granted him wide powers"
ambiversiveambiversiveintermediate between introversive and extroversive
antitussiveantitussiveany medicine used to suppress or relieve coughing
apprehensiveapprehensivein fear or dread of possible evil or harm; "apprehensive for one's life"; "apprehensive of danger"
assuasiveassuasivefreeing from fear and anxiety
comprehensivecomprehensivean intensive examination testing a student's proficiency in some special field of knowledge; "she took her comps in English literature"
dissuasivedissuasivedeterring from action; "dissuasive advice"; "made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand"
extraversiveextraversivedirected outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality
extroversiveextroversivedirected outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality
hypertensivehypertensivea person who has abnormally high blood pressure
hypotensivehypotensivea person who has abnormally low blood pressure
inconclusiveinconclusivenot conclusive; not putting an end to doubt or question; "an inconclusive reply"; "inconclusive evidence"; "the inconclusive committee vote"
indecisiveindecisivenot definitely settling something; "a long and indecisive war"
inexpensiveinexpensiverelatively low in price or charging low prices; "it would have been cheap at twice the price"; "inexpensive family restaurants"
inexpressiveinexpressivenot expressive; "an inexpressive face"
inoffensiveinoffensivesubstituting a mild term for a harsher or distasteful one; "`peepee' is a common euphemistic term"
introversiveintroversivedirected inward; marked by interest in yourself or concerned with inner feelings
nonadhesivenonadhesivenot tending to adhere
nonaggressivenonaggressivenot aggressive; not given to fighting or assertiveness
noninvasivenoninvasiverelating to a technique that does not involve puncturing the skin or entering a body cavity
nonprogressivenonprogressiveold-fashioned and out of date
normotensivenormotensivehaving normal blood pressure
persuasivepersuasiveintended or having the power to induce action or belief; "persuasive eloquence"; "a most persuasive speaker"; "a persuasive argument"
photoemissivephotoemissiveof or relating to photoemission
retrogressiveretrogressivegoing from better to worse
unaggressiveunaggressivenot aggressive; not given to fighting or assertiveness
unexclusiveunexclusiveaccessible to all
unexpansiveunexpansiveshowing no tendency to expand; "unexpansive bodies"
unexpressiveunexpressivedeliberately impassive in manner; "deadpan humor"; "his face remained expressionless as the verdict was read"
unimpressiveunimpressivenot capable of impressing
unintrusiveunintrusivenot interfering or meddling
unobtrusiveunobtrusivenot obtrusive or undesirably noticeable; "a quiet, unobtrusive life of self-denial"
unpermissiveunpermissivenot inclined to grant permission; severe in discipline
unprogressiveunprogressiveold-fashioned and out of date
unresponsiveunresponsivenot responding to some influence or stimulus
unsubmissiveunsubmissivenot servile or submissive

Rhymes with 5 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
counteroffensivecounteroffensivea large scale offensive (more than a counterattack) undertaken by a defending force to seize the initiative from an attacking force
incomprehensiveincomprehensivenot comprehensive
labour-intensivelabour-intensiverequiring a large expenditure of labor but not much capital; "cottage industries are labor intensive"
manic-depressivemanic-depressivea person afflicted with manic-depressive illness
noncomprehensivenoncomprehensivenot comprehensive
unapprehensiveunapprehensivenot recognizing or slow to recognize danger
unpersuasiveunpersuasivenot capable of persuading

Rhymes with 6 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
antihypertensiveantihypertensivea drug that reduces high blood pressure
immunosuppressiveimmunosuppressivea drug that lowers the body's normal immune response

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