rim

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈrɪm/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪm/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(rim)


Inflections of 'rim' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
rims
v 3rd person singular
rimming
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
rimmed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
rimmed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

rim

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the rim of the [glass, cup, mug]
  2. a [chip, crack, lipstick mark] on the rim
  3. [got, left] lipstick on the rim
  4. has a [silver, gold, metal] rim
  5. located on the [Pacific, Atlantic, Indian] Rim
  6. the [car's, truck's] rims
  7. has [24-inch] rims
  8. got a new set of rims
  9. [rebounded off, hit] the rim of the basket
  10. the outer rim of the [pool, bowl, crater, solar system]
v
  1. rim the [glass, cup] with [salt, sugar]
  2. rim the [tire, table]
  3. rim with [gold, silver, diamonds]
  4. her [dress, blouse] was rimmed with [dirt, coffee, stains]
  5. [dress, edge] was rimmed with [pearls, jewels, gems]
  6. rimmed the [basket, goal, hole]
  7. sexually explicit: rimmed [her, his partner]
n as adj
  1. [build a, take the] rim road
  2. the rim brakes are [shot, blown]
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