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

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innovate

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laminate

latinate

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masonite

medicate

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postulate

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4 syllable words

necessitate

decimation

originate

anticipate

hallucinate

resuscitate

assassinate

assimilate

premeditate

prevaricate

disseminate

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facilitate

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coagulate

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denominate

determinate

dilapidate

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fascination

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associate

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insinuate

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invalidate

manipulate

mesenteric

pontificate

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italianate

opinionate

reintegrate

secondaries

subordinate

initiate

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accentuate

oxygenate

recantation

vaccination

disintegrates

electroplate

miscalculate

dissymmetry

attenuate

coordinate

dysentery

evacuate

evaluate

exhilarate

exonerate

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inaugurate

secondary

accumulate

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invertebrate

incriminate

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prognosticate

commemorate

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depreciate

essentially

legendary

machination

passionately

diaconate

eviscerate

irradiate

vicinity

locomotor

reconnoitre

recuperate

reverberate

refrigerate

exhumation

depopulate

congratulate

dignitaries

accentuates

vaccinations

asymmetries

exacerbate

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incorporate

infuriate

pagination

misunderstand

regenerate

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administrate

discontented

expropriate

indoctrinate

ejaculate

cooperate

reiterate

hydrogenate

machinations

accelerate

agglomerate

ameliorate

asymmetry

confederate

dignitary

disunity

fecundity

expatriate

extenuate

ingratiate

dosimeters

decentralize

locomotive

discontinue

misunderstands

affiliate

alleviate

collaborate

communicate

disinterest

humiliate

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domesticate

ascendency

signatories

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repudiate

remunerate

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discountable

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signatory

capitulate

disentangle

locomotion

carbohydrate

adjudicate

appreciate

magnetism

appropriate

agglutinate

quasimodo

remediate

accountable

accountancy

macintoshes

misinterpret

byzantium

acquaintances

disinterested

misinterprets

dogmatically

dogmatism

acquaintanceship

hacienda

isentropic

repatriate

Words that rhyme with the word decimate

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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