Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
rock1

rock1

pronunciation:
rak
features:
Word Builder, Word Explorer
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a solid mass made up of minerals. Rock forms much of the earth's outer layer, including cliffs and mountains.
 
synonyms:
bedrock, stone
similar words:
pitch
definition 2: a piece of such matter, such as a stone or pebble.
We cleared the soil of rocks before planting a garden.
 
synonyms:
boulder, pebble, stone
definition 3: a person or thing that gives support or acts as a strong foundation.
Grandfather is the rock of the family.
similar words:
mainstay
derivations: rockless (adj.), rocklike (adj.)
Word Builder: rock +
  • rocky:
    full of rocks.
Word Explorer
activities with rock
some activities with rock
some examples of gem rock
some formations of rock
some forms of rock
some kinds of rock
some people associated with rock
some places rock are found
some things that are made of rock
some tools used with rock
sources of rock
unit for measuring rock