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Rhymes Here is a list of the words that rhyme with the word rat.This is ordered by best match. Changing color means the start of the next best set of words.
Near RhymesHere is a list of the words that nearly rhyme with the word rat.
1 syllable words

add

ate

bad

bait

bate

bet

bite

bot

bout

but

butt

cad

cate

chad

cite

cot

cut

dad

date

dot

fad

fate

fete

fette

gad

gait

gate

get

got

gout

gut

had

hate

haut

hot

hut

jet

jot

jut

kate

kite

lad

late

let

lite

lot

lout

mad

mate

met

mette

mite

motte

mutt

net

nett

not

nott

nut

out

pad

pate

pet

pot

pott

pout

putt

quite

rad

radde

rate

reit

ret

rite

rot

rout

rut

sad

sate

scad

scot

scout

set

shad

shadd

shot

shout

shut

site

skate

sot

squat

swat

sweat

tait

taut

tete

tot

tout

tut

twite

wait

watt

wet

what

whet

white

yet

beth

death

doth

faith

goth

loth

meth

moth

mouth

seth

sheth

south

swath

mt

nth

aid

bade

baud

bawd

bayed

beat

bed

beet

bide

bit

boat

boot

bowed

bud

butte

cade

cheat

chide

chit

chute

coat

cod

coit

coot

cote

cowed

cute

dade

dead

dote

dyed

eat

eyed

fade

feat

fed

feet

fit

fitt

foot

gade

git

goat

god

guide

hade

head

heat

hide

hit

hoit

hoot

hote

hud

i'd

ide

it

jade

jawed

jute

kit

lade

laid

laud

lead

led

leet

lied

lit

loot

loud

lute

made

maid

maud

meat

meet

mete

mitt

moat

moot

mote

mud

mute

neat

newt

nit

nod

note

oat

odd

paid

peat

pied

pit

pod

put

quad

quade

quit

quod

quote

raid

read

red

ride

rod

root

rote

route

rud

rudd

said

schade

scoot

scud

seat

seid

shade

shed

sheet

shied

shod

shoot

shute

side

sit

skeet

skit

sod

soot

squad

sudd

suede

suit

suite

swayed

sweet

teat

ted

thud

tide

tit

tod

toot

tote

vide

vote

wad

wade

waid

wed

wheat

whit

wide

wit

zed

bathe

booth

both

heath

lathe

lithe

loath

luth

myth

oath

pith

quoth

rathe

ruth

scythe

sheath

sithe

swathe

teeth

tithe

tooth

withe

wythe

youth

width

sta

stay

sty

bead

bede

bid

bode

cede

cid

code

dede

deed

did

dude

feed

feud

food

goad

good

heed

hid

hood

hued

id

keyed

kid

kidde

kyd

lewd

lid

load

lode

mead

mid

mode

mood

need

node

nude

ode

quid

reed

rid

road

rode

roed

rood

rowed

rude

seed

skid

skied

squid

swede

toad

toed

tweed

void

weed

wood

loathe

seethe

sheathe

soothe

with

stew

stow

4 syllable words

Words that rhyme with the word rat

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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