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