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1. rice

noun. ['ˈraɪs'] grains used as food either unpolished or more often polished.

Synonyms

  • grain
  • cultivated rice
  • white rice
  • cereal
  • Oryza sativa
  • starches
  • brown rice
  • polished rice
  • paddy

Antonyms

  • bigness
  • stay in place
  • relax
  • unstrain

Etymology

  • rys (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ris (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Rice

  • precise
  • concise
  • suffice
  • splice
  • matteis
  • excise
  • entice
  • deweiss
  • devise
  • device
  • berneice
  • advice
  • twice
  • stice
  • spice
  • slice
  • schweiss
  • pryce
  • preiss
  • kreiss
  • kleiss
  • fleiss'
  • fleiss
  • bryce
  • zeiss
  • wice
  • weisse
  • weiss
  • weis
  • vise

How do you pronounce rice?

Pronounce rice as raɪs.

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Example sentences of the word rice


1. Noun, singular or mass
Do not stir the rice or remove the cover during this time.

Quotes containing the word rice


1. What the hell is instant? Nothing is instant. Instant rice takes five minutes, instant pudding an hour. I doubt that an instant of blinding pain feels particularly instantaneous.
- John Green, Looking for Alaska

2. Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life.
- Confucius

3. Too lazy to be ambitious,I let the world take care of itself.Ten days' worth of rice in my bag;a bundle of twigs by the fireplace.Why chatter about delusion and enlightenment?Listening to the night rain on my roof,I sit comfortably, with both legs stretched out.
- Ryokan

2. rice-grain_fritillary

noun. herb of northwestern America having green-and-purple bell-shaped flowers.

Synonyms

  • checkered lily
  • Fritillaria affinis
  • mission bells
  • Fritillaria lanceolata
  • fritillary

3. rice

noun. ['ˈraɪs'] annual or perennial rhizomatous marsh grasses; seed used for food; straw used for paper.

Synonyms

  • saki
  • sake
  • Oryza
  • cereal
  • genus Oryza
  • Oryza sativa
  • rice beer
  • cultivated rice

Etymology

  • rys (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ris (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. Rice

noun. English lyricist who frequently worked with Andrew Lloyd Webber (born in 1944).

Synonyms

  • Sir Tim Rice

5. rice

verb. ['ˈraɪs'] sieve so that it becomes the consistency of rice.

Synonyms

  • sift
  • strain

Etymology

  • rys (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ris (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. Rice

noun. United States playwright (1892-1967).

Synonyms

  • Elmer Leopold Rice
  • Elmer Rice
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