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Rhymes Here is a list of the words that rhyme with the word despise.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 despise.
3 syllable words

pressurize

crystallize

mystifies

satisfies

civilize

criticize

disposer

minimize

temporize

recipes

specifies

typifies

christianize

sympathize

summarize

terrorize

ghettoize

digitize

specialize

memorize

realize

rubberize

dispossessed

improvise

simplifies

customize

disposal

disposes

exercise

hypnotize

justifies

publicize

sensitize

signifies

stigmatize

symbolize

testifies

theorize

victimize

clarifies

classifies

demonize

fossilize

hellenize

jeopardize

lullabies

visualize

legalize

mechanize

paralyze

penalize

terrifies

synthesize

nullifies

pluralize

exposure

sterilize

prophesies

verifies

mesmerize

pulverize

womanize

anglicize

disposals

enterprise

exposes

multiplies

energize

otherwise

pasteurize

socialize

samurais

polarize

exposures

cauterize

ionize

lionize

satirize

synchronize

motorize

vaporize

suspicions

butterflies

circumcise

deputize

disabuse

disfigure

emphasize

equalize

hospices

maximize

occupies

oxidize

pickpocket

recognize

rectifies

rhapsodize

subsidize

authorize

respectful

plagiarize

especial

merchandise

suspicion

agonize

alibis

amortize

analyze

brutalize

canonize

catalyze

certifies

codifies

colonize

dramatize

fertilize

finalize

fireflies

fraternize

glorifies

gratifies

humanize

idealize

idolize

itemize

localize

mobilize

modernize

modifies

monetize

moralize

notifies

oversize

supervise

qualifies

ratifies

urbanize

scrutinize

utilize

verbalize

enfranchise

vocalize

aggrandize

centralize

disfigured

ostracize

pickpockets

respective

expectant

eulogize

advertise

balkanize

carbonize

auspices

disaffect

galvanize

hybridize

formalize

harmonize

magnifies

neutralize

optimize

scandalize

patronize

organize

standardize

tantalize

normalize

randomize

especially

pacific

compromise

amplifies

suspected

backpacker

respecting

pacifists

pacifist

jukeboxes

6 syllable words

Words that rhyme with the word despise

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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