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

coercive

corrosive

derisive

forgiving

assertive

corrective

corruptive

directive

narrative

negative

permissive

pervasive

creative

decorative

discursive

dispersive

perceptive

persuasive

subversive

additive

curative

erosive

evasive

persevere

possessive

recessive

merciful

nonnative

probative

reactive

relative

sedative

perspective

worshipers

thoroughfare

abortive

abrasive

adaptive

affective

aggressive

attentive

cognitive

collective

combative

connective

deceptive

defective

defensive

depressive

detective

effective

effusive

elective

eruptive

excessive

formative

impassive

inactive

invasive

laxative

lucrative

normative

nutritive

obsessive

offensive

oppressive

perseveres

preemptive

preventive

progressive

protective

receptive

regressive

repressive

secretive

selective

sensitive

successive

tentative

adhesive

adjective

suggestive

digestive

allusive

brazzaville

collusive

causative

decisive

divisive

elusive

emotive

illusive

positive

primitive

punitive

putative

talkative

thoroughbred

thoroughfares

workable

airspaces

attractive

convective

disruptive

exhaustive

impressive

incentive

infective

intensive

intrusive

invective

inventive

obtrusive

prospective

redemptive

reflective

respective

reflexive

refractive

cohesive

congestive

fugitive

objective

subjective

assaultive

expansive

seductive

descriptive

destructive

incisive

submissive

expressive

extensive

conducive

expensive

expletive

abusive

appointive

dismissive

fixative

adoptive

predictive

productive

reclusive

restrictive

repulsive

thoroughbreds

distinctive

perception

instructive

worshiper

constructive

obstructive

archivist

compulsive

conclusive

conductive

convulsive

impulsive

inclusive

inductive

presumptive

responsive

vindictive

breakable

traceable

instinctive

perceptions

archbishop

archivists

exclusive

exploitive

explosive

substantive

aerospace

archival

crosspieces

crucifix

forcible

periscope

crucify

worshipful

porcupine

periscopes

presuppose

porcupines

crucible

forcibly

gyroscope

horoscope

chargeable

correspond

gyroscopes

horoscopes

corresponds

crowkeepers

precipice

grasshoppers

prospectors

crossover

crowkeeper

doorkeeper

grasshopper

prospector

7 syllable words

Words that rhyme with the word forgive

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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