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

assertive

corrective

corruptive

directive

furtively

narrative

coercive

corrosive

creative

derisive

decorative

perceptive

additive

reactive

relative

probative

pervasive

curative

negative

nonnative

permissive

sedative

certify

perspective

abortive

adaptive

affective

attentive

collective

defective

discursive

combative

connective

deceptive

detective

dispersive

effective

elective

eruptive

formative

inactive

laxative

lucrative

normative

nutritive

persuasive

preemptive

preventive

protective

receptive

secretive

selective

subversive

tentative

sensitive

adjective

digestive

suggestive

certified

causative

certifies

emotive

erosive

evasive

fortify

vertebra

mortify

primitive

talkative

punitive

putative

positive

possessive

recessive

attractive

convective

disruptive

incentive

infective

invective

inventive

prospective

redemptive

reflective

refractive

respective

fugitive

birthplaces

congestive

gratify

objective

subjective

wiretap

abrasive

adoptive

aggressive

appointive

artifice

assaultive

cognitive

defensive

fixative

depressive

effusive

excessive

impassive

invasive

obsessive

offensive

oppressive

predictive

productive

progressive

seductive

successive

vertebrate

regressive

repressive

vertebral

descriptive

destructive

expletive

restrictive

adhesive

allusive

collusive

decisive

divisive

elusive

ferrotype

gratified

gratifies

illusive

instructive

obstructive

conductive

exhaustive

obtrusive

presumptive

constructive

impressive

inductive

intensive

intrusive

reflexive

vertebrates

vindictive

cohesive

dismissive

exploitive

substantive

abusive

portable

expansive

expensive

repulsive

expressive

extensive

conducive

incisive

heretofore

mortified

artfully

reclusive

submissive

distinctive

heartbreaking

artifact

compulsive

conclusive

convulsive

impulsive

inclusive

portables

responsive

treatable

instinctive

artifacts

exclusive

explosive

heartbroken

cordobas

cordoba

credibly

dreadfully

credible

breadbasket

6 syllable words

Words that rhyme with the word furtive

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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