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

entrance

semblance

sentence

cadence

clemence

penance

pittance

credence

clarence

clearance

essence

questions

sections

question

section

extant

hindrance

substance

absence

distance

chestnuts

sexton

balance

guidance

listens

nekton

pectin

plaisance

prudence

teston

touchdowns

treasons

valence

vestments

wisdom

instance

listen

patience

touchdown

suction

ordnance

vestment

dustman

caxton

distant

parlance

pistons

sequence

shakedowns

fictions

acton

baston

nuisance

grievance

hastens

shakedown

florence

destin

fastened

license

province

silence

chestnut

piston

rectum

chastened

bookstand

diction

fiction

resting

testing

vesting

asthma

chasten

fasten

hasten

science

customs

disdained

disdains

distend

postman

systems

victims

factions

actions

bastions

conscience

dictum

extend

extent

austin

disdain

boston

custom

dukedom

eighteens

festoon

heightens

lightens

lightman

system

victim

tightens

acting

action

basting

bastion

casting

distinct

eighteenth

faction

lasting

listing

tasting

twisting

wasting

boughten

eighteen

heighten

lighten

extends

tighten

moisten

sixteenths

extinct

tastings

fighting

lighting

sighting

yachting

auctions

listings

castings

postmark

sixteens

lactone

pastime

ragtime

sistine

sixteenth

auction

boasting

coasting

costing

faustian

fightings

hosting

lightning

sightings

ousting

posting

roasting

toasting

keystones

sixteen

lightnings

postings

right-hand

astounds

nighttime

peacetime

eyestone

keystone

bookstands

astound

sustained

sustains

mustangs

esteem

sustain

mustang

nightmares

costume

nightmare

octane

pastimes

costumes

nighttimes

3 syllable words

positions

position

abundance

admittance

assistance

dissidents

eloquence

excellence

impedance

incidence

pestilence

avoidance

comeuppance

dissident

effluence

endurance

providence

remittance

temperance

clairvoyance

adherence

negligence

dalliance

deference

preference

reference

reverence

severance

resemblance

allegiance

accidents

insistence

subsistence

testaments

accident

ascendance

dependence

enactments

guesstimates

observance

testament

confidence

accordance

sustenance

attendance

lecithin

questioner

visiting

affluence

concurrence

aspirants

abhorrence

appliance

connivance

conveyance

governance

surveillance

abeyance

alliance

allowance

annoyance

assurance

audience

circumference

defiance

destiny

deterrence

deviance

difference

echidna

imprudence

occurrence

questioners

questionnaire

reliance

remembrance

sectional

utterance

furtherance

compliance

condolence

cessation

transference

issuance

repentance

prescience

listener

performance

fluorescence

imminence

inference

innocence

guesstimate

ignorance

senescence

submergence

destinies

questionnaires

defeasance

dissonance

acceptance

acquaintance

conformance

contrivance

inductance

diligence

emergence

distinctions

fustian

vigilance

listeners

macadam

vehemence

violence

indulgence

long-distance

cognizance

influence

quintessence

turbulence

causation

confluence

congruence

maintenance

negation

estimates

extender

forbearance

insolence

distances

malfeasance

ordinance

listening

disturbance

occident

extinctions

fastener

impatience

insurance

distinction

estimate

obeisance

provenance

extensions

abstinence

liechtenstein

misstatements

ambulance

importance

consequence

extinction

extenders

extension

rectangles

resurgence

fictional

customer

academe

fasteners

nicotine

pseudonym

tolerance

countenance

lubricants

distinguish

tectonics

opulence

equations

besetting

fastening

rectangle

conference

customers

customize

distinguished

excitement

extensive

extinguish

pseudonyms

victimize

nightingale

reactions

vacations

vocations

distinctive

equation

fastenings

lastingly

locations

asthmatics

nightmarish

distinctly

fixation

istanbul

extinguished

disdainful

acetone

ligation

lightening

locating

location

reaction

ticketing

vacation

vocation

asthmatic

systemic

tectonic

succeeding

taxation

exciting

equating

exceeding

astonish

auctioneer

astounded

postmaster

toastmaster

astounding

auctioneers

begotten

right-handed

bystanders

postnatal

bystander

distemper

costumer

costumers

post-mortem

postmasters

6 syllable words

Words that rhyme with the word residence

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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