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

decorative

tentative

sensitive

exulting

sedative

exploitive

disruptive

compulsive

conductive

convulsive

exalted

exhaustive

impulsive

inductive

fixative

laxative

productive

seductive

selective

vacillates

collective

destructive

additive

substantive

corruptive

curative

expletive

assertive

narrative

primitive

relative

vacillate

creative

oxalates

presumptive

reflective

vindictive

constructive

instructive

obstructive

abrasive

accolades

acolytes

adaptive

aggressive

appointive

cognitive

combative

effusive

elective

eruptive

faculties

formative

inactive

invasive

isolates

lucrative

normative

nutritive

oscillates

persuasive

predictive

progressive

regressive

repulsive

secretive

adjective

explosive

exclusive

descriptive

accolade

acolyte

allusive

evasive

faculty

oscillate

isolate

niccolite

nonnative

causative

collusive

lazulite

desolate

pervasive

probative

putative

resolute

talkative

positive

punitive

reactive

inclusive

reflexive

responsive

attractive

fugitive

refractive

backsliding

abortive

adoptive

assaultive

abusive

discursive

escalade

hazelwood

impassive

dismissive

preemptive

reclusive

subversive

dispersive

expansive

exultant

corrective

decisive

laccoliths

misleading

directive

divisive

elusive

emotive

illusive

conclusive

redemptive

affective

assaulted

attentive

conducive

connective

deceptive

defective

detective

effective

incisive

perceptive

preventive

protective

receptive

submissive

adhesive

digestive

distinctive

suggestive

prospective

respective

aglitter

ocelot

convective

incentive

infective

invective

inventive

erosive

fusillade

obtrusive

perspective

cohesive

congestive

instinctive

objective

subjective

coercive

defensive

offensive

corrosive

derisive

likelihood

cyclotron

intensive

intrusive

resultant

permissive

possessive

recessive

extensive

depressive

successive

expensive

excessive

repressive

oppressive

restrictive

obsessive

impressive

expressive

householders

householder

6 syllable words

Words that rhyme with the word regulative

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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