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

possessive

recessive

coercive

corrosive

derisive

abrasive

aggressive

impassive

laxative

obsessive

offensive

oppressive

progressive

regressive

subversive

successive

adhesive

digestive

additive

allusive

assertive

collusive

decisive

divisive

narrative

nonnative

permissive

pervasive

reactive

suggestive

creative

gasify

pacify

reflexive

abusive

adaptive

affective

assaultive

attentive

collective

combative

conducive

connective

defensive

depressive

discursive

dispersive

effusive

excessive

inactive

incisive

congestive

invasive

perceptive

persuasive

protective

repressive

repulsive

selective

sensitive

submissive

expansive

adjective

causative

corruptive

curative

directive

elusive

erosive

corrective

evasive

illusive

negative

positive

primitive

probative

putative

relative

sedative

talkative

punitive

attractive

compulsive

conclusive

convective

convulsive

exhaustive

impressive

impulsive

intensive

obtrusive

perspective

prospective

refractive

responsive

cohesive

fugitive

disavow

gossipy

objective

ossify

recipe

subjective

abortive

adoptive

appointive

cognitive

deceptive

decorative

defective

detective

dismissive

effective

elective

eruptive

fixative

formative

lucrative

normative

nutritive

preemptive

preventive

productive

receptive

reclusive

secretive

seductive

tentative

expensive

expletive

expressive

extensive

substantive

emotive

inclusive

respective

constructive

conductive

disruptive

incentive

inductive

infective

intrusive

invective

inventive

presumptive

redemptive

obstructive

reflective

descriptive

destructive

exclusive

exploitive

explosive

predictive

restrictive

disobey

distinctive

instructive

vindictive

occupy

instinctive

liquefy

Words that rhyme with the word massive

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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