Synonyms of rock in English:

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rock 1


  • 1 the ship rocked on the water
    move to and fro, move back and forth, sway, seesaw;
    roll, pitch, plunge, toss, lurch, reel, list;
    wobble, oscillate
  • 2 the building began to rock
  • 3 Wall Street was rocked by the news
    stun, shock, stagger, astonish, startle, surprise, shake, shake up, take aback, throw, unnerve, disconcert
  • 4 informal this game totally rocks
    be impressive
    informal kick butt, blow one away, blow one's mind, rock one's world, be cool, be on fire
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    rock 2


  • 1 a gully strewn with rocks
  • 2 a castle built on a rock
    crag, cliff, outcrop
  • 3 Toni was the rock on which they relied
    foundation, cornerstone, support, prop, mainstay;
    tower of strength, bulwark, anchor
  • 4 informal she wore a massive rock on her finger
    diamond, jewel, precious stone
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    petrography, petrology the study of the composition and properties of rocks


    on the rocks
  • 1.1 her marriage is on the rocks
    in difficulty, in trouble, breaking up, over;
    in tatters, in ruins, ruined
  • 2.1 a Scotch on the rocks
    with ice, on ice, over ice
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