Near rhymes dictionary


List of near rhymes for the word: state


Rhymes with 1 syllable

WordBase wordDefinition
statestatethe way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
stetstetprinting: direct that a matter marked for omission or correction is to be retained (used in the imperative)
StoatStoatthe ermine in its brown summer coat with black-tipped tail
stoutstouta garment size for a large or heavy person
tattata projective technique using black-and-white pictures; subjects tell a story about each picture
TateTateUnited States poet and critic (1899-1979)
taughtteachan English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
tauttautpulled or drawn tight; "taut sails"; "a tight drumhead"; "a tight rope"
teatteatthe small projection of a mammary gland
tettetthe New Year in Vietnam; observed for three days after the first full moon after January 20th
tighttightaffected by scarcity and expensive to borrow; "tight money"; "a tight market"
tittitsmall insectivorous birds
toottootrevelry in drinking; a merry drinking party
tottota young child
totetotea capacious bag or basket
touttoutone who sells advice about gambling or speculation (especially at the racetrack)
tuttututter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval
twattwatobscene terms for female genitals
tweettweeta weak chirping sound as of a small bird
twittwitaggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing

Rhymes with 2 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
airtightairtightnot allowing air or gas to pass in or out
astuteastutemarked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
bracteatebracteatehaving bracts
burnt-outburnt-outdestroyed or badly damaged by fire; "a row of burned houses"; "a charred bit of burnt wood"; "a burned-over site in the forest"; "barricaded the street with burnt-out cars"
bushtitbushtitactive grey titmice of western North America
butatbutat100 bututs equal 1 dalasi in Gambia
bututbutut100 bututs equal 1 dalasi in Gambia
church-statechurch-statea state ruled by religious authority
coarctatecoarctate(of an insect pupa) enclosed in a rigid case
costatecostatehaving ribs
cryostatcryostata thermostat that operates at very low temperatures
cutoutcutouta part that is cut out or is intended to be cut out
dentatedentatehaving toothlike projections in the margin
dictatedictatea guiding principle; "the dictates of reason"
estateestatea major social class or order of persons regarded collectively as part of the body politic of the country (especially in the United Kingdom) and formerly possessing distinct political rights
gestategestatebe pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child"
hastatehastate(of a leaf shape) like a spear point, with flaring pointed lobes at the base
HittiteHittitethe language of the Hittites and the principal language of the Anatolian group of languages; deciphered from cuneiform inscriptions
intuitintuitknow or grasp by intuition or feeling
lactatelactatea salt or ester of lactic acid
lightweightlightweighta professional boxer who weighs between 131 and 135 pounds
lintwhitelintwhitesmall Old World finch whose male has a red breast and forehead
misstatemisstatestate something incorrectly; "You misstated my position"
motetmotetan unaccompanied choral composition with sacred lyrics; intended to be sung as part of a church service; originated in the 13th century
mutatemutateundergo mutation; "cells mutate"
nictatenictatebriefly shut the eyes; "The TV announcer never seems to blink"
nitwitnitwita stupid incompetent person
notatenotateput into notation, as of music or choreography; "Nowadays, you can notate an entire ballet; in the old days, the steps had to be memorized"
nutatenutaterock, sway, or nod; usually involuntarily
octetocteta musical composition written for eight performers
octetteoctettea musical composition written for eight performers
outwitoutwitbeat through cleverness and wit; "I beat the traffic"; "She outfoxed her competitors"
peltatepeltate(of a leaf shape) round, with the stem attached near the center of the lower surface rather than the margin (as a nasturtium leaf for example)
petitepetitea garment size for short or slender women
postdatepostdateestablish something as being later relative to something else
printoutprintoutthe output of a computer in printed form
prostateprostatea firm partly muscular chestnut sized gland in males at the neck of the urethra; produces a viscid secretion that is the fluid part of semen
putoutputoutan out resulting from a fielding play (not a strikeout); "the first baseman made 15 putouts"
quartetquarteta musical composition for four performers
quartettequartettea musical composition for four performers
quintetquinteta musical composition for five performers
quintettequintettea musical composition for five performers
ratiteratiteflightless birds having flat breastbones lacking a keel for attachment of flight muscles: ostriches; cassowaries; emus; moas; rheas; kiwis; elephant birds
rat-tatrat-tata series of short sharp taps (as made by strokes on a drum or knocks on a door)
reinstatereinstatebring back into original existence, use, function, or position; "restore law and order"; "reestablish peace in the region"; "restore the emperor to the throne"
restaterestateto say, state, or perform again; "She kept reiterating her request"
rotaterotateplant or grow in a fixed cyclic order of succession; "We rotate the crops so as to maximize the use of the soil"
RundstedtRundstedtGerman field marshal in World War II who directed the conquest of Poland and led the Ardennes counteroffensive (1875-1953)
saltatesaltateleap or skip, often in dancing; "These fish swim with a saltating motion"
satiatesatiateovereat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream"
septateseptateof or relating to a septum
septetsepteta musical composition written for seven performers
septetteseptettea musical composition written for seven performers
sestetsesteta rhythmic group of six lines of verse
sextetsexteta musical composition written for six performers
sextettesextettea musical composition written for six performers
shootoutshootouta fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frighten
shutoutshutouta defeat in a game where one side fails to score
skintightskintightso tight as to cling to the skin; "skintight jeans"
smaltitesmaltitea grey mineral consisting of cobalt arsenide and nickel; an important source of cobalt and nickel
spectatespectatebe a spectator in a sports event
statutestatutean act passed by a legislative body
steatitesteatitea soft heavy compact variety of talc having a soapy feel; used to make hearths and tabletops and ornaments
sticktightsticktightparasitic on especially the heads of chickens
straightoutstraight-outwithout reservation or exception
straight-outstraight-outwithout reservation or exception
surtoutsurtouta man's overcoat in the style of a frock coat
tektitetektitethought to derive from meteorites
testatetestatea person who makes a will
tomtatetomtatefound off the West Indies and Florida
tomtittomtitwidely distributed European titmouse with bright cobalt blue wings and tail and crown of the head
tungstatetungstatea salt of tungstic acid
tut-tuttut-tututter `tsk,' `tut,' or `tut-tut,' as in disapproval
untaughtuntaughtlacking in schooling; "untaught people whose verbal skills are grossly deficient"; "an untutored genius"; "uneducated children"
untaughtunteachlacking in schooling; "untaught people whose verbal skills are grossly deficient"; "an untutored genius"; "uneducated children"
upstateupstatein or toward the northern parts of a state; "he lives upstate New York"
uptightuptightbeing in a tense state
vitiatevitiatetake away the legal force of or render ineffective; "invalidate a contract"
wren-titwren-titsmall brown bird of California resembling a wren

Rhymes with 3 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
acetateacetatea fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate
actuateactuateput in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
agitateagitatechange the arrangement or position of
amputateamputateremove surgically; "amputate limbs"
annotateannotateprovide interlinear explanations for words or phrases; "He annotated on what his teacher had written"
apatiteapatitea common complex mineral consisting of calcium fluoride phosphate or calcium chloride phosphate; a source of phosphorus
apostateapostatea disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or political party or friend etc.
appetiteappetitea feeling of craving something; "an appetite for life"; "the object of life is to satisfy as many appetencies as possible"- Granville Hicks
argentiteargentitea valuable silver ore consisting of silver sulfide (Ag2S)
asymptoteasymptotea straight line that is the limiting value of a curve; can be considered as tangent at infinity; "the asymptote of the curve"
auscultateauscultateexamine by auscultation
ballistiteballistitean explosive (trade name Ballistite) that burns with relatively little smoke; contains pyrocellulose and is used as a propellant
bidentatebidentatehaving toothlike projections that are themselves toothed
biotitebiotitedark brown to black mica found in igneous and metamorphic rock
bipartitebipartiteinvolving two parts or elements; "a bipartite document"; "a two-way treaty"
capitatecapitatethe wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the 3rd metacarpus
carnotitecarnotitea yellow radioactive mineral; an ore of uranium and radium and vanadium
celestitecelestitea mineral consisting of strontium sulphate
cementitecementitea chemical compound that is a constituent of steel and cast iron; very hard and brittle
city-statecity-statea state consisting of a sovereign city
cobaltitecobaltitea rare silvery-white mineral; important ore of cobalt
coelostatcoelostatoptical device used to follow the path of a celestial body and reflect its light into a telescope; has a movable and a fixed mirror
cogitatecogitateuse or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments; "I've been thinking all day and getting nowhere"
commentatecommentateserve as a commentator, as in sportscasting
commutatecommutatereverse the direction of (an alternating electric current) each half cycle so as to produce a unidirectional current
constituteconstituteset up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department"
crepitatecrepitatemake a crackling sound; "My Rice Krispies crackled in the bowl"
destitutedestitutecompletely wanting or lacking; "writing barren of insight"; "young recruits destitute of experience"; "innocent of literary merit"; "the sentence was devoid of meaning"
devastatedevastateoverwhelm or overpower; "He was devastated by his grief when his son died"
digitatedigitateresembling a finger; "digitate leaves of the horse chestnut"
dopastatdopastata monoamine neurotransmitter found in the brain and essential for the normal functioning of the central nervous system; as a drug (trade names Dopastat and Intropin) it is used to treat shock and hypotension
ebracteateebracteatewithout bracts
edentateedentateprimitive terrestrial mammal with few if any teeth; of tropical Central America and South America
eighty-eighteighty-eightbeing eight more than eighty
expatiateexpatiateadd details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
fifty-eightfifty-eightbeing eight more than fifty
fluctuatefluctuatebe unstable; "The stock market fluctuates"
forty-eightforty-eightbeing eight more than forty
gravitategravitatemove due to the pull of gravitation; "The stars gravitate towards each other"
habitathabitatthe type of environment in which an organism or group normally lives or occurs; "a marine habitat"; "he felt safe on his home grounds"
haematitehaematitethe principal form of iron ore; consists of ferric oxide in crystalline form; occurs in a red earthy form
haemostathaemostata surgical instrument that stops bleeding by clamping the blood vessel
hematitehematitethe principal form of iron ore; consists of ferric oxide in crystalline form; occurs in a red earthy form
hemostathemostata surgical instrument that stops bleeding by clamping the blood vessel
hesitatehesitatepause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness; "Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures"
HottentotHottentotany of the Khoisan languages spoken by the pastoral people of Namibia and South Africa
hug-me-tighthug-me-tighta woman's fitted jacket
imitateimitatemake a reproduction or copy of
ingratiateingratiategain favor with somebody by deliberate efforts
initiateinitiatepeople who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity; "it is very familiar to the initiate"
insatiateinsatiateimpossible to satisfy; "an insatiate appetite"; "an insatiable demand for old buildings to restore"; "his passion for work was unsatiable"
instantiateinstantiatefind an instance of (a word or particular usage of a word); "The linguists could not instantiate this sense of the noun that he claimed existed in a certain dialect"
instituteinstitutean association organized to promote art or science or education
interstateinterstateone of the system of highways linking major cities in the 48 contiguous states of the United States
intestateintestatehaving made no legally valid will before death or not disposed of by a legal will; "he died intestate"; "intestate property"
intrastateintrastaterelating to or existing within the boundaries of a state; "intrastate as well as interstate commerce"
irritateirritateexcite to an abnormal condition, or chafe or inflame; "Aspirin irritates my stomach"
jactitatejactitatemove or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"
Karl-Marx-StadtKarl-Marx-Stadta city in east central Germany; formerly called Karl-Marx-Stadt until 1990; noted for textile manufacturing
levitatelevitatebe suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity; "The guru claimed that he could levitate"
licentiatelicentiateholds a license (degree) from a (European) university
magnetitemagnetitean oxide of iron that is strongly attracted by magnets
meditatemeditatereflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"
militatemilitatehave force or influence; bring about an effect or change; "Politeness militated against this opinion being expressed"
mussitatemussitatetalk indistinctly; usually in a low voice
negotiatenegotiatediscuss the terms of an arrangement; "They negotiated the sale of the house"
nictitatenictitatebriefly shut the eyes; "The TV announcer never seems to blink"
NitrostatNitrostattrade names for nitroglycerin used as a coronary vasodilator in the treatment of angina pectoris
novitiatenovitiatesomeone who has entered a religious order but has not taken final vows
orientateorientatedetermine one's position with reference to another point; "We had to orient ourselves in the forest"
overstateoverstateto enlarge beyond bounds or the truth; "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"
palpitatepalpitatebeat rapidly; "His heart palpitated"
pegmatitepegmatitea form of igneous rock consisting of extremely coarse granite resulting from the crystallization of magma rich in rare elements
photostatphotostata duplicating machine that makes quick positive or negative copies directly on the surface of prepared paper
potentatepotentatea ruler who is unconstrained by law
propitiatepropitiatemake peace with
prostituteprostitutea woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money
punctuatepunctuateinsert punctuation marks into
pyrostatpyrostata thermostat that operates at very high temperatures
pyrrhotitepyrrhotitea brownish iron sulfide mineral (FeS) having weak magnetic properties
restituterestituterestore to a previous or better condition; "They renovated the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel"
rheostatrheostatresistor for regulating current
sagittatesagittate(of a leaf shape) like an arrow head without flaring base lobes
situatesituateput (something somewhere) firmly; "She posited her hand on his shoulder"; "deposit the suitcase on the bench"; "fix your eyes on this spot"
sixty-eightsixty-eightbeing eight more than sixty
solid-statesolid-stateconsisting of semiconductor materials and components and related devices
stalactitestalactitea cylinder of calcium carbonate hanging from the roof of a limestone cave
statuettestatuettea small carved or molded figure
substantiatesubstantiatesolidify, firm, or strengthen; "The president's trip will substantiate good relations with the former enemy country"
substitutesubstitutea person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
tete-a-tetetete-a-tetesmall sofa that seats two people
thermostatthermostata regulator for automatically regulating temperature by starting or stopping the supply of heat
thirty-eightthirty-eightbeing eight more than thirty
thortveititethortveititea mineral consisting of scandium yttrium silicate; a source of scandium
transvestitetransvestitesomeone who adopts the dress or manner or sexual role of the opposite sex
tripartitetripartiteinvolving three parties or elements; "a tripartite treaty"; "a tripartite division"; "a three-way playoff"
twenty-eighttwenty-eightthe cardinal number that is the sum of twenty-seven and one
understateunderstaterepresent as less significant or important
vegetatevegetateengage in passive relaxation; "After a hard day's work, I vegetate in front of the television"
watertightwatertightwithout flaws or loopholes; "an ironclad contract"; "a watertight alibi"; "a bulletproof argument"
white-hotwhite-hotglowing white with heat; "white flames"; "a white-hot center of the fire"

Rhymes with 4 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
accentuateaccentuateput stress on; utter with an accent; "In Farsi, you accent the last syllable of each word"
capacitatecapacitatemake capable; "This instruction capacitates us to understand the problem"
circumstantiatecircumstantiategive circumstantial evidence for
debilitatedebilitatemake weak; "Life in the camp drained him"
decapitatedecapitatecut the head of; "the French King was beheaded during the Revolution"
decrepitatedecrepitateto roast or calcine so as to cause to crackle or until crackling stops; "decrepitate salts"
delimitatedelimitateset, mark, or draw the boundaries of something
differentiatedifferentiatebecome distinct and acquire a different character
disorientatedisorientatecause to be lost or disoriented
effectuateeffectuateproduce; "The scientists set up a shock wave"
eventuateeventuatecome out in the end
excogitateexcogitatereflect deeply on a subject; "I mulled over the events of the afternoon"; "philosophers have speculated on the question of God for thousands of years"; "The scientist must stop to observe and start to excogitate"
facilitatefacilitatemake easier; "you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge"
felicitatefelicitateexpress congratulations
fluorapatitefluorapatitea form of apatite in which fluorine predominates over chlorine
habilitatehabilitateprovide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"
habituatehabituatemake psychologically or physically used (to something); "She became habituated to the background music"
Indo-HittiteIndo-Hittitethe family of languages that by 1000 BC were spoken throughout Europe and in parts of southwestern and southern Asia
infatuateinfatuatearouse unreasoning love or passion in and cause to behave in an irrational way; "His new car has infatuated him"; "love has infatuated her"
ingurgitateingurgitateovereat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice cream"
instrumentateinstrumentatewrite an instrumental score for
multipartitemultipartiteinvolving more than two parties
necessitatenecessitaterequire as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"
ninety-eightninety-eightbeing eight more than ninety
passe-partoutpasse-partouta mounting for a picture using gummed tape
peridotiteperidotitea dark coarse-grained igneous rock consisting principally of olivine
perpetuateperpetuatecause to continue or prevail; "perpetuate a myth"
precipitateprecipitatea precipitated solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering
premeditatepremeditatethink or reflect beforehand or in advance; "I rarely premeditate, which is a mistake"
quadripartitequadripartiteinvolving four parties
rat-a-tat-tatrat-a-tat-tata series of short sharp taps (as made by strokes on a drum or knocks on a door)
reconstitutereconstituteconstruct or form anew or provide with a new structure; "After his accident, he had to restructure his life"; "The governing board was reconstituted"
regurgitateregurgitateeject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
renegotiaterenegotiaterevise the terms of in order to limit or regain excess profits gained by the contractor; "We renegociated our old mortgage now that the interest rates have come down"
reorientatereorientateorient once again, after a disorientation
resuscitateresuscitatereturn to consciousness; "The patient came to quickly"; "She revived after the doctor gave her an injection"
seventy-eightseventy-eighta shellac based phonograph record that played at 78 revolutions per minute
superfetatesuperfetateconceive when a fetus is already present in the uterus
triacetatetriacetatecellulose acetate that is relatively slow to burn; used instead of celluloid for motion-picture film
uninitiateuninitiatepeople who have not been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity; "it diverts the attention of the uninitiate"

Rhymes with 5 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
bacteriostatbacteriostata chemical or biological material that inhibits bacterial growth
incapacitateincapacitateinjure permanently; "He was disabled in a car accident"
oxalacetateoxalacetatea salt or ester of oxalacetic acid
oxaloacetateoxaloacetatea salt or ester of oxalacetic acid
rehabilitaterehabilitatehelp to readapt, as to a former state of health or good repute; "The prisoner was successfully rehabilitated"; "After a year in the mental clinic, the patient is now rehabilitated"

Rhymes with 9 syllables

WordBase wordDefinition
pentamethylenetetrazolpentamethylenetetrazola drug used as a circulatory and respiratory stimulant; larger doses cause convulsions in shock therapy; Metrazol is a trademark

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