Soundex is a phonetic algorithm that converts English words into groups of character strings based upon their pronunciation.

far / fear / four / free

desert / discard / discreet / decorate

music / magic / massage / mixes

It distinguishes between six phonetic classifications (bilabial, labiodental, dental, alveolar, velar, and glottal) which are derived from the position of the tongue and lips when a sound is produced.

Any character string is limited to a length of four digits which makes the Soundex algorithm less accurate than other types of rhyme.

For dictionary entries with multiple words Rhyme Genie always matches the final word of the phrase. To find only single words simply deselect the phrases, proper nouns and charted songs options.

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