Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: simple


Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
PailPaila roughly cylindrical vessel that is open at the top
palpala close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities
palepalea wooden strip forming part of a fence
pallpallhanging cloth used as a blind (especially for a window)
paulpaul(New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle; "Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity"
pawlpawla hinged catch that fits into a notch of a ratchet to move a wheel forward or prevent it from moving backward
pealpeala deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells)
peelpeelthe rind of a fruit or vegetable
PelPel(computer science) the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot); "the greater the number of pixels per inch the greater the resolution"
pilepilea nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy
pillpilla dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet
polpola person active in party politics
PolePolea long (usually round) rod of wood or metal or plastic
PollPollthe counting of votes (as in an election)
poolpoolany of various games played on a pool table having 6 pockets
pulpul100 puls equal 1 afghani in Afghanistan
pulepulecry weakly or softly; "she wailed with pain"
pullpullthe act of pulling; applying force to move something toward or with you; "the pull up the hill had him breathing harder"; "his strenuous pulling strained his back"
PylePyleUnited States writer and illustrator of children's books (1853-1911)
spellspella verbal formula believed to have magical force; "he whispered a spell as he moved his hands"; "inscribed around its base is a charm in Balinese"
spielspielplausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson)
spilespilea plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask
spillspilla sudden drop from an upright position; "he had a nasty spill on the ice"
spoilspoilthe act of stripping and taking by force
spoolspoola winder around which thread or tape or film or other flexible materials can be wound

Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
ampleampleaffording an abundant supply; "had ample food for the party"; "copious provisions"; "food is plentiful"; "a plenteous grape harvest"; "a rich supply"
ampouleampoulea small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)
ampulampula small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)
ampuleampulea small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle)
appalappalfill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised; "I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"; "The news of the executions horrified us"
appallappallfill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised; "I was horrified at the thought of being late for my interview"; "The news of the executions horrified us"
appealappeal(law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial; "their appeal was denied in the superior court"
appleapplefruit with red or yellow or green skin and sweet to tart crisp whitish flesh
bellpullbellpulla handle or cord that is pulled to ring a doorbell or a servant's bell etc.
blackpollblackpollNorth American warbler having a black-and-white head
BlackpoolBlackpoola resort town in Lancashire in northwestern England on the Irish Sea; famous for its tower
CampbellCampbellUnited States mythologist (1904-1987)
carpalcarpalany of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
carpelcarpela simple pistil or one element of a compound pistil
cesspoolcesspoola covered cistern; waste water and sewage flow into it
chapelchapela service conducted in a place of worship that has its own altar; "he was late for chapel"
compelcompelforce somebody to do something; "We compel all students to fill out this form"
compilecompileput together out of existing material; "compile a list"
copalcopala brittle aromatic resin used in varnishes
couplecouplea pair who associate with one another; "the engaged couple"; "an inseparable twosome"
cripplecripplesomeone who is unable to walk normally because of an injury or disability to the legs or back
crumplecrumplebecome wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won't wrinkle"
cupelcupela small porous bowl made of bone ash used in assaying to separate precious metals from e.g. lead
cupulecupulea sucker on the feet of certain flies
dappledapplea small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red"
despoildespoildestroy and strip of its possession; "The soldiers raped the beautiful country"
dimpledimplea small natural hollow in the cheek or chin; "His dimple appeared whenever he smiled"
dipoledipolean aerial half a wavelength long consisting of two rods connected to a transmission line at the center
dispeldispelforce to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings; "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"
dupledupleconsisting of or involving two parts or components usually in pairs; "an egg with a double yolk"; "a double (binary) star"; "double doors"; "dual controls for pilot and copilot"; "duple (or double) time consists of two (or a multiple of two) beats to a measure"
empaleempalepierce with a sharp stake or point; "impale a shrimp on a skewer"
expelexpeleliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"
fipplefipplea wooden plug forming a flue pipe (as the mouthpiece of a recorder)
flagpoleflagpolea tall staff or pole on which a flag is raised
gospelgospela doctrine that is believed to be of great importance; "Newton's writings were gospel for those who followed"
grapplegrapplethe act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat; "they had a fierce wrestle"; "we watched his grappling and wrestling with the bully"
hopplehopplestrap the foreleg and hind leg together on each side (of a horse) in order to keep the legs on the same side moving in unison; "hobble race horses"
impaleimpalepierce with a sharp stake or point; "impale a shrimp on a skewer"
impelimpelcause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship"
lapellapellap at the front of a coat; continuation of the coat collar
leg-pullleg-pullas a joke: trying to make somebody believe something that is not true
loopholeloopholea small hole in a fortified wall; for observation or discharging weapons
maplemapleany of numerous trees or shrubs of the genus Acer bearing winged seeds in pairs; north temperate zone
maypolemaypolea vertical pole or post decorated with streamers that can be held by dancers celebrating May Day
misspellmisspellspell incorrectly
NepalNepala small landlocked Asian country high in the Himalayas between India and China
nipplenipplea flexible cap on a baby's feeding bottle or pacifier
nopalnopalany of several cacti of the genus Nopalea resembling prickly pears
opalopala translucent mineral consisting of hydrated silica of variable color; some varieties are used as gemstones
papalpapalproceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles; "papal dispensation"
papulepapulea small inflamed elevation of skin that is nonsuppurative (as in chicken pox)
peepholepeepholea hole (in a door or an oven etc) through which you can peep
peepulpeepulfig tree of India noted for great size and longevity; lacks the prop roots of the banyan; regarded as sacred by Buddhists
peoplepeople(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
peopleperson(plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively; "old people"; "there were at least 200 people in the audience"
pimplepimplea small inflamed elevation of the skin; a pustule or papule; common symptom in acne
pipalpipalfig tree of India noted for great size and longevity; lacks the prop roots of the banyan; regarded as sacred by Buddhists
pipilepipilegenus of large crested guans (the piping guans)
pipulpipulfig tree of India noted for great size and longevity; lacks the prop roots of the banyan; regarded as sacred by Buddhists
PowellPowellEnglish physicist who discovered the pion (the first known meson) which is a subatomic particle involved in holding the nucleus together (1903-1969)
propelpropelcause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship"
propylpropylthe monovalent organic group C3H7- obtained from propane
pupalpupalof the insects in the chrysalis (cocoon) or post larval stage; "the pupal stage"
pupilpupilthe contractile aperture in the center of the iris of the eye; resembles a large black dot
purplepurplea purple color or pigment
rappelrappel(mountaineering) a descent of a vertical cliff or wall made by using a doubled rope that is fixed to a higher point and wrapped around the body
redpollredpollsmall siskin-like finch with a red crown and a rosy breast and rump
repealrepealthe act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation
repelrepelreject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"
rippleripplea small wave on the surface of a liquid
rumplerumplebecome wrinkled or crumpled or creased; "This fabric won't wrinkle"
samplesamplea small part of something intended as representative of the whole
sandpilesandpilea plaything consisting of a pile of sand or a box filled with sand for children to play in
scalpelscalpela thin straight surgical knife used in dissection and surgery
scopalscopalof or relating to scope; "scopal dependency"
scrapplescrapplescraps of meat (usually pork) boiled with cornmeal and shaped into loaves for slicing and frying
scruplescruplean ethical or moral principle that inhibits action
sepalsepalone of the green parts that form the calyx of a flower
simplesimplea person lacking intelligence or common sense
staplestaple(usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
steeplesteeplea tall tower that forms the superstructure of a building (usually a church or temple) and that tapers to a point at the top
stipplestippleproduce a mottled effect; "The sunlight stippled the trees"
stipulestipulea small leafy outgrowth at the base of a leaf or its stalk; usually occurring in pairs and soon shed
stockpilestockpilea storage pile accumulated for future use
stopplestoppleblockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
supplesupplemake pliant and flexible; "These boots are not yet suppled by frequent use"
tadpoletadpolea larval frog or toad
templetemple(Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
tepaltepalan undifferentiated part of a perianth that cannot be distinguished as a sepal or a petal (as in lilies and tulips)
tippletipplea serving of drink (usually alcoholic) drawn from a keg; "they served beer on draft"
top-holetop-holeexcellent; best possible
toppletopplefall down, as if collapsing; "The tower of the World Trade Center tumbled after the plane hit it"
trampletramplethe sound of heavy treading or stomping; "he heard the trample of many feet"
tripletriplea base hit at which the batter stops safely at third base
unspellunspellrelease from a spell
uphilluphillthe upward slope of a hill
WalpoleWalpoleEnglishman and Whig statesman who (under George I) was effectively the first British prime minister (1676-1745)
whirlpoolwhirlpoola powerful circular current of water (usually the result of conflicting tides)
wimplewimpleheaddress of cloth; worn over the head and around the neck and ears by medieval women
woodpilewoodpilea pile or stack of wood to be used for fuel

Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
bakeapplebakeapplecreeping raspberry of north temperate regions with yellow or orange berries
crabapplecrabapplesmall sour apple; suitable for preserving; "crabapples make a tangy jelly"
discipledisciplesomeone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
empurpleempurplecolor purple
espialespialthe act of detecting something; catching sight of something
estoppelestoppela rule of evidence whereby a person is barred from denying the truth of a fact that has already been settled
exampleexamplea task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding; "you must work the examples at the end of each chapter in the textbook"
glockenspielglockenspiela percussion instrument consisting of a set of graduated metal bars mounted on a frame and played with small hammers
InterpolInterpolan international intelligence agency permitting collaboration among intelligence agencies around the world
LiverpoolLiverpoola large city in northwestern England; its port is the country's major outlet for industrial exports
lodgepolelodgepoleshrubby two-needled pine of coastal northwestern United States; red to yellow-brown bark fissured into small squares
mayapplemayappleNorth American herb with poisonous root stock and edible though insipid fruit
micropylemicropyleminute opening in the wall of an ovule through which the pollen tube enters
multiplemultiplethe product of a quantity by an integer; "36 is a multiple of 9"
nonuplenonuplehaving nine units or components
octupleoctuplehaving eight units or components
overspilloverspillthe occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity
pineapplepineapplelarge sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated
prepupalprepupalof an inactive stage in the development of some insects, between the larval and the pupal stages; "the prepupal stage"
principalprincipalthe major party to a financial transaction at a stock exchange; buys and sells for his own account
principleprinciple(law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature); "the rationale for capital punishment"; "the principles of internal-combustion engines"
quadruplequadruplea quantity that is four times as great as another
quintuplequintuplea set of five similar things considered as a unit
ridgepoleridgepolea beam laid along the edge where two sloping sides of a roof meet at the top; provides an attachment for the upper ends of rafters
sapropelsapropelsludge (rich in organic matter) that accumulates at the bottom of lakes or oceans
septupleseptuplehaving seven units or components
sextuplesextuplehaving six units or components
thermopilethermopilea kind of thermometer for measuring heat radiation; consists of several thermocouple junctions in series
uncoupleuncoupledisconnect or separate; "uncouple the hounds"
unstapleunstapletake the staples off; "unstaple the piece of paper from the receipt"

Rhymes with 4 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
Aix-la-ChapelleAix-la-Chapellea city in western Germany near the Dutch and Belgian borders; formerly it was Charlemagne's northern capital
archetypalarchetypalrepresenting or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned; "archetypal patterns"; "she was the prototypal student activist"
bibliopolebibliopolea dealer in secondhand books (especially rare or curious books)
epicarpalepicarpalof or relating to the epicarp
EpiscopalEpiscopaldenoting or governed by or relating to a bishop or bishops
forepeopleforepersonthe presiding member of the jury and the one who speaks on their behalf
laypeoplelaypersonsomeone who is not a clergyman or a professional person
marsupialmarsupialmammals of which the females have a pouch (the marsupium) containing the teats where the young are fed and carried
metacarpalmetacarpalany bone of the hand between the wrist and fingers
municipalmunicipalof or relating to the government of a municipality; "international law...only authorizes a belligerent to punish a spy under its municipal law"- J.L.kuntz
newspeoplenewspersona person who investigates and reports or edits news stories
participleparticiplea non-finite form of the verb; in English it is used adjectivally and to form compound tenses
prototypalprototypalrepresenting or constituting an original type after which other similar things are patterned; "archetypal patterns"; "she was the prototypal student activist"
SebastopolSebastopola city in southern Ukraine on the Black Sea
SevastopolSevastopola city in southern Ukraine on the Black Sea
thermocouplethermocouplea kind of thermometer consisting of two wires of different metals that are joined at both ends; one junction is at the temperature to be measured and the other is held at a fixed lower temperature; the current generated in the circuit is proportional to the temperature difference
townspeopletownspeoplethe people living in a municipality smaller than a city; "the whole town cheered the team"
unpeopleunpersona person regarded as nonexistent and having no rights; a person whose existence is systematically ignored (especially for ideological or political reasons); "the former senator is treated as a nonperson by this administration"; "George Orwell predicted that political dissidents would be treated as unpersons"

Rhymes with 5 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
AdrianopleAdrianoplea city in northwestern Turkey; a Thracian town that was rebuilt and renamed by the Roman Emperor Hadrian
anchorpeopleanchorpersona television reporter who coordinates a broadcast to which several correspondents contribute
archepiscopalarchepiscopalof or associated with an archbishop; "an archiepiscopal see"
archiepiscopalarchiepiscopalof or associated with an archbishop; "an archiepiscopal see"
AshurbanipalAshurbanipalking of Assyria who built a magnificent palace and library at Nineveh (668-627 BC)
AssurbanipalAssurbanipalking of Assyria who built a magnificent palace and library at Nineveh (668-627 BC)
ConstantinopleConstantinoplethe second ecumenical council in 381 which added wording about the Holy Spirit to the Nicene Creed
counterexamplecounterexamplerefutation by example
participialparticipiala non-finite form of the verb; in English it is used adjectivally and to form compound tenses
salespeoplesalespersona person employed to represent a business and to sell its merchandise (as to customers in a store or to customers who are visited)
spokespeoplespokespersonan advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose; "the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government"
tradespeopletradespersonpeople engaged in trade

Rhymes with 6 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
businesspeoplebusinesspersonpeople who transact business (especially business executives)

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