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1. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter.

Synonyms

  • petrifaction
  • concretion
  • outcrop
  • sill
  • outcropping
  • stepping stone
  • crystal
  • clastic rock
  • stone
  • xenolith
  • calculus
  • crystallization
  • chondrite
  • whin
  • whinstone
  • boulder
  • pebble
  • intrusion
  • rock outcrop
  • tor
  • natural object
  • bedrock
  • wall rock
  • achondrite

Antonyms

  • unworldly
  • mental
  • achromatic
  • please

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

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Words that Rhyme with Rock

  • overstock
  • interlock
  • antilock
  • antiknock
  • restock
  • bangkok
  • ballcock
  • unlock
  • undock
  • skroch
  • pathak
  • o'clock
  • estok
  • elcock
  • alcock
  • ad-hoc
  • adcock
  • vlok
  • stokke
  • stocke
  • stock
  • staack
  • spock
  • smock
  • skok
  • schlock
  • proch
  • plock
  • ploch
  • kwok

Example sentences of the word rock


1. Noun, singular or mass
The number of calories that you'll burn when rock climbing will depend on your weight.

2. Verb, base form
Burning fat isn't the only upside to rock climbing.

Quotes containing the word rock


1. When I am finishing a picture, I hold some God-made object up to it - a rock, a flower, the branch of a tree or my hand - as a final test. If the painting stands up beside a thing man cannot make, the painting is authentic. If there's a clash between the two, it's bad art.
- Marc Chagall

2. I love a vintage look that's also a bit rock n' roll.
- Cara Delevingne

3. I didn't know how to deal with success. If there was a Rock Star 101, I would have liked to take it. It might have helped me.
- Kurt Cobain

2. rock-steady

adjective. consistent in performance or behavior.

Synonyms

  • steady-going
  • dependable

Antonyms

  • uneven
  • unstable
  • agitated

3. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust.

Synonyms

  • emery stone
  • caliche
  • limestone
  • matrix
  • shingling
  • material
  • marble
  • metamorphic rock
  • quartzite
  • greisen
  • emery rock
  • aphanite
  • crushed rock
  • stone
  • road metal
  • gravel
  • dolomite
  • sedimentary rock
  • igneous rock
  • sima
  • pudding stone
  • pumice
  • calc-tufa
  • pumice stone
  • mineral
  • tufa
  • claystone
  • conglomerate
  • magma
  • fieldstone
  • sial

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • uncombined
  • disunion
  • disappear

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

4. rock

verb. ['ˈrɑːk'] move back and forth or sideways.

Synonyms

  • shake
  • swag
  • sway
  • totter
  • roll
  • move back and forth

Antonyms

  • depress
  • stand still
  • strengthen
  • ride

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

5. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western.

Synonyms

  • popular music
  • rock-and-roll
  • heavy metal
  • progressive rock
  • punk
  • backbeat
  • art rock
  • rock 'n' roll
  • popular music genre
  • psychedelic rock
  • acid rock
  • punk rock
  • heavy metal music
  • rock music
  • rock and roll

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • incorporeal
  • unbodied
  • immateriality

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

6. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] (figurative) someone who is strong and stable and dependable.

Antonyms

  • uncover

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

7. rock

verb. ['ˈrɑːk'] cause to move back and forth.

Synonyms

  • sway
  • displace
  • move

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

8. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] pitching dangerously to one side.

Synonyms

  • tilt
  • sway
  • lurch
  • pitch
  • pitching

Antonyms

  • conductor
  • unclog
  • unstuff
  • pull

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

9. rock

noun. ['ˈrɑːk'] hard bright-colored stick candy (typically flavored with peppermint).

Synonyms

  • rock candy
  • confect

Antonyms

  • insubstantial
  • immaterial
  • insubstantiality

Etymology

  • rocke (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
  • rocke (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • rokken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • roccian (Aragonese)

10. Rock

noun. United States gynecologist and devout Catholic who conducted the first clinical trials of the oral contraceptive pill (1890-1984).

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