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Rhymes Here is a list of the words that rhyme with the word competitive.This is ordered by best match. Changing color means the start of the next best set of words.
3 syllable words
Near RhymesHere is a list of the words that nearly rhyme with the word competitive.
1 syllable words
3 syllable words

substantive

compulsive

convective

respective

affective

congestive

attentive

collective

connective

protective

objective

subjective

tentative

combative

selective

primitive

sedative

constructive

negative

relative

obstructive

suggestive

expletive

combatants

combatant

competent

conductive

impotent

impressive

impulsive

incentive

infective

invective

inventive

perspective

reflective

reflexive

aggressive

appointive

deceptive

decorative

defective

detective

effective

elective

fixative

formative

normative

obsessive

preventive

progressive

receptive

regressive

impassive

oppressive

offensive

laxative

productive

sensitive

successive

assertive

narrative

possessive

digestive

expensive

putative

recessive

sympathies

additive

causative

curative

positive

talkative

amputate

attractive

convulsive

embattled

intensive

presumptive

refractive

sympathy

vindictive

impatient

impatience

abortive

abrasive

adaptive

adoptive

assaultive

cognitive

defensive

dispersive

embattle

embedded

excessive

lymphatic

nutritive

perceptive

lucrative

depressive

predictive

preemptive

secretive

submissive

subversive

unbutton

adjective

emptying

sympathize

expansive

exploitive

expressive

extensive

instinctive

benefit

confetti

corruptive

corrective

directive

emotive

nonnative

punitive

exhaustive

inpatients

conclusive

impedance

obtrusive

redemptive

responsive

fugitive

distinctive

ambitions

inpatient

temptations

unfaithful

conducive

discursive

dismissive

eruptive

abusive

inactive

incisive

repulsive

repressive

invasive

pompadour

exclusive

restrictive

explosive

ambition

allusive

decisive

inviting

collusive

divisive

emptier

permissive

somebody

confiding

probative

evasive

temptation

inclusive

disruptive

computers

intrusive

inhabits

inhibits

embodies

effusive

persuasive

reclusive

creative

computer

ineptly

seductive

synoptic

descriptive

snapdragons

inhabit

inhibit

invading

erosive

pervasive

confident

illusive

confidence

inductive

elusive

embody

reactive

snapdragon

synoptics

embitter

coercive

destructive

adhesive

instructive

mummified

renovate

cohesive

benefits

innovates

derisive

corrosive

confidante

infidels

gunpowder

innovate

infidel

invader

invaders

4 syllable words

sympathetic

associative

operative

executive

insensitive

diminutive

accusative

dispositive

alternative

indicative

preventative

imitative

figurative

initiative

contemplative

demonstrative

pejorative

compatriots

impediment

irrespective

duplicative

hypertensive

infinitive

quantitative

restorative

compatriot

definitive

evocative

intuitive

qualitative

meditative

prerogative

preservative

hyperactive

retrospective

constitutive

vegetative

inquisitive

federative

prohibitive

interpretive

generative

palliative

illustrative

competency

confederates

impatiently

inattentive

indecisive

ineffective

introspective

reconstructive

stimulative

confederate

dissipative

inveterate

impediments

symbiotic

competition

inhibited

sympathizes

derivative

competently

omnipotent

comprehensive

competencies

compatibles

inhibiting

imputation

computation

competitions

amputation

cumulative

retroactive

speculative

inoffensive

facultative

ambitiously

contraceptive

automotive

inexpensive

legislative

innovative

locomotive

provocative

reproductive

unobtrusive

empty-handed

computerized

informative

inhabitants

educative

sympathizer

computerize

iterative

apprehensive

emphatically

ineptitude

regulative

inhabitant

oxidative

distributive

nonproductive

sympathizers

computations

inhibitors

amputations

inhabited

inhibition

invitations

inhibitor

transformative

inconclusive

inhibitions

invitation

confidences

embodiment

renovators

confidential

renovation

renovator

anybody

renovations

innovators

confidently

innovation

innovator

innovations

infatuates

infatuate

6 syllable words
7 syllable words

Words that rhyme with the word competitive

Welcome to the Rhyme Finder! This rhyming dictionary allows users to explore rhymes for any given word. This includes rhymes based on syllables, near rhymes, and more.


How to use the rhyming dictionary

Enter your "starter" word in the FIND RHYMES input box, and click search. It's really that simple! We separate perfect rhymes (near the top) from the imperfect rhymes (toward the bottom). In your rhyming results, colors descend based on the best rhyme. Once the color changes, you will notice the results reset back into alphabetical order. Click on any of the results for the word's definition, part of speech, use in Scrabble, and more. Please note that many of our results are proper nound or slang. While we may not store definitions for all of these words, we can direct you to the Google results for that word.


Perfect Rhymes

Perfect rhymes are just what they sound like. No pun intended! Think of perfect rhymes as words which definitively rhyme. Words that most people would not question. Here are some examples:

  • Cat and Hat
  • Head and Red
  • Egg and Beg
  • Soap and Hope
  • True and Blue

Imperfect Rhymes

Near rhymes, otherwise known as imperfect rhymes, are words that sound the same but are not perfect rhymes. Having trouble deciding if a word is a perfect or imperfect rhyme? Here are some examples:

  • Cat and Bad
  • Head and Mud
  • Egg and Peck
  • Soap and Chap
  • True and Cure

Using Rhymes

Rhymes are most useful in creating lyrics, but they can also be used as a tool to memorize. It is a powerful mnemonic device. This is why song lyrics can be so easy to remember! It's also why rhymes are a great study tool for memorizing! Use this tool to help write poetry, win rhyme games, write a rap song, create lyrics, and expand your vocabulary! Rhyming is very important in music because it creates a rhythm that further creates meaning, emotion, and feeling. It also creates an echo in the lyrics. With children, rhyming is a very important tool. Rhyming teaches children how language works, helps them understand the rhythm of language, and learn how to make predictions. In other words, rhymes teach children phrases to anticipate and rhymes enhance their memory. Within all contexts, rhyming is helpful in expanding your imagination no matter if you’re a child or an adult.

When creating lyrics, there are five types of rhymes to choose from.

  • End rhymes: rhyming of the final word of a line
  • Internal rhymes: rhyming of two words within the same line
  • Slant rhymes: near rhymes
  • Identical rhymes: use the same word at the end of each line
  • Eye rhymes: look like they rhyme but sound different

Different Types of Rhymes
  • Mascline rhymes: have a stressed syllable
  • Feminine rhymes: have a stressless syllable.

Ready for a challenge? Try to come up with rhymes for these surprising words that just aren’t very rhymy. Check them with our dictionary! Examples of tough rhymes:

  • Month
  • Silver
  • Bulb
  • Wolf
  • Husband
  • Walrus
  • Orange

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