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1. bedrock

noun. ['ˈbɛˌdrɑːk'] solid unweathered rock lying beneath surface deposits of soil.

Synonyms

  • rock

Antonyms

  • bad person

Etymology

  • bed (English)
  • bed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rock (English)
  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

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Words that Rhyme with Bedrock

  • blackrock
  • buntrock
  • buntstrock
  • finefrock
  • finfrock
  • folkrock
  • hamrock
  • nurock
  • rayrock
  • sandrock
  • shamrock
  • stonerock

How do you pronounce bedrock?

Pronounce bedrock as ˈbɛˌdrɑk.

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Example sentences of the word bedrock


1. Noun, singular or mass
You'll need to dig down about 4 feet, so select a site that is not on bedrock.

2. Verb, base form
Deforestation destroys the binding of soil to bedrock by tree roots and increases the landslide danger.

2. bedrock

noun. ['ˈbɛˌdrɑːk'] principles from which other truths can be derived.

Synonyms

  • ABCs
  • principle
  • alphabet
  • rudiment
  • first rudiment
  • basic principle
  • ABC's
  • fundamentals
  • first principle
  • fundamental principle
  • ABC

Antonyms

  • reality principle
  • yang
  • yin
  • artifact

Etymology

  • bed (English)
  • bed (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rock (English)
  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
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