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

kindred

guarded

parted

bearded

retired

pitted

witted

retorts

attired

blended

bonded

corded

distad

fielded

gifted

hearted

lifted

listed

ported

putrid

retread

sordid

splendid

stilted

twisted

undid

sided

bedded

hooded

knotted

leaded

netted

slotted

spotted

timid

blooded

breaded

fetid

footed

fretted

glutted

heated

littered

livid

padded

shrouded

beaded

synod

vivid

wedded

wooded

starting

wicked

hundred

sweethearts

frigid

method

rigid

sweetheart

belted

busted

bested

blinded

blunted

breasted

crested

founded

fronted

funded

hatred

liquid

morbid

orchid

sanded

startle

stunted

acrid

chested

outbid

crusted

dented

retort

start-up

torpid

tufted

vested

added

arid

bloated

booted

braided

dated

forbid

gated

amid

bated

bladed

clotted

coated

crooked

crowded

dotted

fated

fettered

flooded

florid

goaded

grated

headed

lettered

legged

learned

lighted

horrid

looted

loaded

lurid

mated

noted

plaited

rugged

rooted

shuttered

sighted

muted

needed

petard

sited

solid

squalid

stated

stolid

storied

tepid

torrid

traded

turbid

voided

retreats

woodward

matured

outwards

retreads

start-ups

startles

tetrads

turgid

wretched

athwart

strutting

cutthroat

pleiad

euclid

flaccid

folded

blasted

frosted

granted

bounded

handed

haunted

candid

hybrid

jointed

landed

malted

masted

minded

mounted

nitride

outward

painted

pasted

planted

pointed

rancid

redbud

retreat

rounded

sacred

sainted

shafted

starters

vaulted

worsted

straddling

acid

aphid

avid

ballad

battered

cupid

eyelid

faded

fervid

humid

graded

jaded

lipid

lucid

naked

hatreds

neutered

pallid

ragged

rapid

placid

rabid

salad

scattered

starter

straddle

stratum

stupid

vapid

nitrates

stratas

valid

aged

feathered

weathered

featured

stretches

adroit

hydride

nitrate

rosebud

straddles

stretching

strident

talmud

druid

fluid

strata

sturdy

southward

lifeblood

languid

powdered

stewards

natured

stretchers

sutured

hydrate

stretto

steward

stretcher

withered

hydrates

3 syllable words

cathartic

astounded

imported

intended

accosted

adopted

assorted

deducted

aborted

heralded

inverted

pretended

besotted

bigoted

deserted

provided

pyramid

reverted

left-handed

confounded

contorted

dumbfounded

exalted

exhausted

impacted

imploded

intruded

mistreated

unbounded

unfounded

conceded

degraded

red-handed

assaulted

converted

embedded

high-minded

half-hearted

outmoded

underbid

right-handed

ignited

adjusted

asserted

averted

blockaded

eroded

expanded

expended

interested

katydid

mithridate

intrepid

undaunted

compacted

included

literate

disrupted

carotid

compounded

persuaded

undoubted

indebted

lopsided

outdated

enchanted

mithridates

carpeted

one-sided

targeted

encrusted

transported

committed

belated

beloved

bitterroot

buffeted

delighted

devoted

hominid

limited

ltd.

related

rotated

saturdays

serrated

spirited

shortsighted

castrated

protracted

noteworthy

backhanded

aeneid

anhydride

iliad

leonid

long-winded

myriad

period

saturday

outfitted

deflated

demented

depicted

depleted

inserted

insipid

pigmented

undated

invalid

bedridden

quadratic

farsighted

nearsighted

fatherhood

short-winded

blindfolded

attrition

dehydrate

dejected

directed

edited

faceted

pelleted

polluted

jacketed

awaited

deflected

abstracted

disgusted

enlisted

inflated

reflected

unlisted

wrongheaded

stewardship

disjointed

strategies

ingested

mohammed

startlingly

affected

antacid

appointed

arachnid

collected

conceited

concerted

connected

dissected

distracted

encrypted

forested

helmeted

inflected

lamented

molested

outriders

perfected

talented

nutrition

strategy

truncated

acquainted

completed

contented

fragmented

suspected

segmented

constricted

accented

dilated

diluted

stratified

located

outrider

united

donated

laterites

congested

subjected

tricuspid

bicuspid

hydrated

nutritive

surmounted

stratify

hydration

cold-blooded

contracted

stratagem

adroitly

stratagems

strategist

federate

saturate

strategists

patriots

hitherto

moderates

patriot

motherhood

moderate

leatherwood

4 syllable words

mitigated

retardation

dissipated

discredited

integrated

iterative

liberated

evenhanded

single-handed

cultivated

interrupted

undivided

celebrated

dispirited

disaffected

literati

disappointed

inherited

iterations

elevated

automated

bifurcated

introverted

unconverted

disconnected

unwarranted

educated

empty-handed

federated

moderated

subcontracted

decorated

underhanded

activated

high-spirited

low-spirited

unlimited

unaffected

iteration

orchestrated

uninterested

discontented

disinterested

inhibited

patriotic

antiquated

literature

agitated

devastated

open-ended

meteorite

carbonated

carbureted

concentrated

demonstrated

extricated

moderating

saturated

situated

dehydration

reiterate

reiterates

broken-winded

substituted

elicited

irritated

oriented

variegated

corrugated

ruminated

strategical

tetrahedral

tetrahedron

replicated

radiated

dislocated

indicated

aggravated

stewardesses

captivated

lubricated

permeated

estimated

fabricated

insulated

obligated

overstated

graduated

conjugated

moderation

dehydrated

elongated

inhabited

postulated

illustrated

implicated

poor-spirited

adriatic

animated

hyphenated

stereotyped

stereotypes

correlated

crenelated

dedicated

dominated

fascinated

heterodox

isolated

laminated

motivated

mutilated

flagellated

superheated

impregnated

persecuted

distributed

unexpected

convoluted

stereotype

modulated

nutritional

federative

undulated

perforated

calculated

compensated

confiscated

constipated

formulated

aspirated

nutritionist

nutritionists

hydrothermal

moderately

adoration

federation

angulated

maturation

saturation

federations

maturities

moderators

maturity

authority

authorities

moderator

7 syllable words

Words that rhyme with the word retarded

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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