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1. rocket

noun. ['ˈrɑːkət'] any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine.

Synonyms

  • test instrument vehicle
  • vehicle
  • multistage rocket
  • missile
  • projectile
  • research rocket
  • step rocket
  • test rocket

Antonyms

  • turn in
  • descend
  • recede
  • go

Etymology

  • rocchetta (Italian)
  • roquette (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Rocket

  • hip-pocket
  • erakat
  • socket
  • pocket
  • hocutt
  • docket

Example sentences of the word rocket


1. Adjective
Creating a household budget isn't rocket science, but it does take a bit of time and effort.

2. Noun, singular or mass
This analyzer detects leaking gas, water, oxygen, rocket fuel and more.

Quotes containing the word rocket


1. You know, Hobbes, some days even my lucky rocket ship underpants don't help.
- Bill Watterson

2. Two things that matter to me. Emotional resonance and rocket launchers.
- Joss Whedon

3. I wanted change and excitement and to shoot off in all directions myself, like the colored arrows from a Fourth of July rocket.
- Sylvia Plath

2. sea-rocket

noun. salt-tolerant seashore annual grown for its fragrant rose or violet flowers and fleshy grey-green foliage.

Synonyms

  • Cakile
  • herbaceous plant
  • herb
  • Cakile maritima

3. rocket

noun. ['ˈrɑːkət'] a jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion.

Synonyms

  • takeoff rocket
  • thruster
  • booster
  • space rocket
  • projectile
  • booster unit
  • takeoff booster
  • jet engine
  • nuclear rocket
  • retrorocket
  • rocket engine

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • set
  • sit down
  • lie down

Etymology

  • rocchetta (Italian)
  • roquette (French)

4. rocket

noun. ['ˈrɑːkət'] sends a firework display high into the sky.

Synonyms

  • skyrocket
  • pyrotechnic

Antonyms

  • go off
  • stop
  • stay

Etymology

  • rocchetta (Italian)
  • roquette (French)

5. rocket

noun. ['ˈrɑːkət'] propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon.

Synonyms

  • visual signal

Antonyms

  • wane
  • decrease

Etymology

  • rocchetta (Italian)
  • roquette (French)

6. rocket

noun. ['ˈrɑːkət'] erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender.

Synonyms

  • herbaceous plant
  • rocket salad
  • garden rocket
  • roquette
  • Eruca sativa
  • arugula
  • Eruca
  • genus Eruca
  • Eruca vesicaria sativa

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • begin
  • high explosive
  • ordinary

Etymology

  • rocchetta (Italian)
  • roquette (French)

7. rocket

verb. ['ˈrɑːkət'] propel with a rocket.

Synonyms

  • impel

Antonyms

  • slow up
  • lessen

Etymology

  • rocchetta (Italian)
  • roquette (French)

8. rocket

verb. ['ˈrɑːkət'] shoot up abruptly, like a rocket.

Synonyms

  • uprise
  • go up
  • come up
  • move up
  • rise
  • arise
  • lift

Antonyms

  • decrescendo
  • weaken
  • slacken off
  • slack off

Etymology

  • rocchetta (Italian)
  • roquette (French)
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