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1. rhythm

noun. ['ˈrɪðəm'] the basic rhythmic unit in a piece of music.

Synonyms

  • musical rhythm
  • beat
  • musical time
  • upbeat
  • backbeat
  • downbeat
  • offbeat

Antonyms

  • closed interval
  • open interval
  • square
  • angular

Etymology

  • rhythmus (Latin)
  • ῥυθμός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Rhythm

  • algorithm
  • fathom
  • logarithm

How do you pronounce rhythm?

Pronounce rhythm as ˈrɪðəm.

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How to spell rhythm? Is it rythm? Or rythme? Common misspellings are:

  • rythm
  • rythme

Sentences with rhythm


1. Noun, singular or mass
When you read the poem aloud, you find the rhythm of the work.

2. Adjective
Hand each child a rhythm stick or drum, or have them clap a simple rhythm.

Quotes about rhythm


1. Humor writing requires a rhythm and timing, as well as some kind of connection to the reader, and I think that's how I tap into it.
- Kristan Higgins

2. Thomas, my 15-year-old, is effectively my editor, I've always trusted his voice, more than anybody, on the strip for years. He has one of those ears that's just tuned to the rhythm of humor, so if he says something's not funny, my stomach just hurts because I know he's right, and it's already been drawn.
- Stephan Pastis

3. I pull a lot of the stuff that I play off the rhythm tracks - and Keith Richards has been one of the main contributors to my inspirational playing.
- Bobby Keys

2. rhythm

noun. ['ˈrɪðəm'] recurring at regular intervals.

Synonyms

  • heart rhythm
  • cardiac rhythm
  • cyclicity
  • periodicity

Antonyms

  • unwellness
  • ill-being
  • pessimistic
  • conventional

Etymology

  • rhythmus (Latin)
  • ῥυθμός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. rhythm

noun. ['ˈrɪðəm'] the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements.

Synonyms

  • templet
  • inflection
  • speech rhythm
  • guide
  • template

Antonyms

  • follower
  • disorient
  • desynchronise
  • desynchronize

Etymology

  • rhythmus (Latin)
  • ῥυθμός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. rhythm

noun. ['ˈrɪðəm'] natural family planning in which ovulation is assumed to occur 14 days before the onset of a period (the fertile period would be assumed to extend from day 10 through day 18 of her cycle).

Synonyms

  • calendar method of birth control
  • natural family planning
  • rhythm method
  • calendar method

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • stand still
  • conformist
  • rested

Etymology

  • rhythmus (Latin)
  • ῥυθμός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. rhythm

noun. ['ˈrɪðəm'] an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs.

Synonyms

  • phase
  • phase angle
  • cycle
  • interval
  • round

Antonyms

  • top
  • bottom
  • stay in place
  • thin

Etymology

  • rhythmus (Latin)
  • ῥυθμός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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