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Synonyms for rock

Synonyms for (noun) rock

Synonyms: rock, tilt, sway, careen Definition: pitching dangerously to one side

Similar words: lurch, pitch, pitching Definition: abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance) Usage: the pitching and tossing was quite exciting

Synonyms: rock, rock 'n' roll, rock and roll, rock music, rock'n'roll, rock-and-roll Definition: a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western Usage: rock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll.

Similar words: popular music, popular music genre Definition: any genre of music having wide appeal (but usually only for a short time)

Synonyms: rock, rock candy Definition: hard bright-colored stick candy (typically flavored with peppermint)

Similar words: confect, candy Definition: a rich sweet made of flavored sugar and often combined with fruit or nuts

Synonyms: rock, stone Definition: a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter Usage: he threw a rock at me

Similar words: natural object Definition: an object occurring naturally; not made by man

Synonyms: rock Definition: (figurative) someone who is strong and stable and dependable Usage: he was her rock during the crisis; Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church--Gospel According to Matthew

Similar words: good person Definition: a person who is good to other people

Synonyms: John Rock, Rock Definition: United States gynecologist and devout Catholic who conducted the first clinical trials of the oral contraceptive pill (1890-1984)

Similar words: gynaecologist, gynecologist, woman's doctor Definition: a specialist in gynecology

Synonyms: rock, stone Definition: material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust Usage: that mountain is solid rock; stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries

Similar words: material, stuff Definition: the tangible substance that goes into the makeup of a physical object Usage: coal is a hard black material; wheat is the stuff they use to make bread

Synonyms for (verb) rock

Synonyms: sway, rock, shake Definition: move back and forth or sideways Usage: the ship was rocking; the tall building swayed; She rocked back and forth on her feet

Similar words: move back and forth Definition: move in one direction and then into the opposite direction

Synonyms: rock, sway Definition: cause to move back and forth Usage: rock the cradle; rock the baby; the wind swayed the trees gently

Similar words: displace, move Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant