English noun: rock
|1.||rock (object) a lump or mass of hard consolidated mineral matter|
|Samples||He threw a rock at me.|
|Broader (hypernym)||natural object|
|Narrower (hyponym)||achondrite, bedrock, boulder, bowlder, calculus, chondrite, clastic rock, concretion, crystal, crystallization, intrusion, outcrop, outcropping, pebble, petrifaction, rock outcrop, sill, stepping stone, tor, wall rock, whin, whinstone, xenolith|
|2.||rock (substance) material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust|
|Samples||That mountain is solid rock.|
Stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries.
|Broader (hypernym)||material, stuff|
|Narrower (hyponym)||aphanite, calc-tufa, caliche, claystone, conglomerate, crushed rock, dolomite, emery rock, emery stone, fieldstone, gravel, greisen, igneous rock, limestone, magma, marble, matrix, metamorphic rock, pudding stone, pumice, pumice stone, quartzite, road metal, sedimentary rock, shingling, sial, sima, tufa|
|3.||Rock (person) United States gynecologist and devout Catholic who conducted the first clinical trials of the oral contraceptive pill (1890-1984)|
|Instance hypernym||gynaecologist, gynecologist, woman's doctor|
|4.||rock (person) (figurative) someone who is strong and stable and dependable|
|Samples||He was her rock during the crisis.|
Thou art Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church.
|Broader (hypernym)||good person|
|5.||rock (food) hard bright-colored stick candy (typically flavored with peppermint)|
|Broader (hypernym)||candy, confect|
|6.||rock (communication) a genre of popular music originating in the 1950s; a blend of black rhythm-and-blues with white country-and-western|
|Samples||Rock is a generic term for the range of styles that evolved out of rock'n'roll..|
|Synonyms||rock 'n' roll, rock and roll, rock music, rock'n'roll, rock-and-roll|
|Broader (hypernym)||popular music, popular music genre|
|Narrower (hyponym)||acid rock, art rock, heavy metal, heavy metal music, progressive rock, psychedelic rock, punk, punk rock|
|Domain category members||backbeat|
|7.||rock (act) pitching dangerously to one side|
|Synonyms||careen, sway, tilt|
|Broader (hypernym)||lurch, pitch, pitching|
English verb: rock
|1.||rock (motion) move back and forth or sideways|
|Samples||The ship was rocking.|
The tall building swayed.
She rocked back and forth on her feet.
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
|Broader (hypernym)||move back and forth|
|Narrower (hyponym)||nutate, roll, swag, totter|
|Verb group||rock, sway|
|2.||rock (motion) cause to move back and forth|
|Samples||Rock the cradle.|
Rock the baby.
The wind swayed the trees gently.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||displace, move|
|Verb group||rock, shake, sway|