Definition of assonate in English:

assonate

verb

  • See assonance

    • ‘‘What I expected’ is an adroit compromise between the impulses to form and to freedom: ‘twist’ fails to rhyme convincingly with ‘pass,’ but in that failure assonates and alliterates with ‘questions.’’
    • ‘The amhrán or song metres have a richly assonated stanzaic form, and are also accentual.’

Pronunciation

assonate

/ˈæsəˌneɪt//ˈasəˌnāt/