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

creative

defective

detective

effective

elective

impassive

perceptive

preventive

corrective

corruptive

directive

negative

relative

sedative

digestive

preemption

disruptive

impressive

reflective

impulsive

incentive

infective

invective

inventive

respective

adaptive

adoptive

affective

attentive

dismissive

dispersive

collective

combative

defensive

fixative

formative

decorative

connective

inactive

predictive

repressive

normative

protective

repulsive

secretive

seductive

selective

sensitive

tentative

adjective

curative

descriptive

elusive

erosive

expletive

exploitive

illusive

permissive

preamble

restrictive

suggestive

trumpeting

convective

fugitive

exhaustive

vindictive

compulsive

responsive

inductive

intensive

perspective

prospective

congestive

depressive

excessive

offensive

productive

submissive

objective

abortive

subjective

assaultive

effusive

reclusive

extensive

destructive

expansive

expensive

explosive

additive

assertive

collusive

narrative

causative

trembling

allusive

nonnative

positive

possessive

probative

punitive

putative

recessive

talkative

triumphal

distinctive

attractive

conductive

inclusive

intrusive

reflexive

refractive

instructive

derisive

coercive

instinctive

obsessive

oppressive

lucrative

aggressive

discursive

laxative

appointive

cognitive

conducive

nutritive

progressive

regressive

successive

exclusive

expressive

substantive

scrambling

decisive

divisive

evasive

trumpeter

obstructive

constructive

conclusive

convulsive

obtrusive

cohesive

abusive

corrosive

incisive

invasive

marimba

subversive

triumphant

adhesive

pervasive

trainable

abrasive

carnivore

persuasive

cranberries

brainpower

burnable

cranberry

carnival

carnivals

carnivores

carnauba

primeval

turnovers

cornflowers

turnover

cornflower

hornblower

6 syllable words

Words that rhyme with the word preemptive

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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