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rocket

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rocket

  1. 1 to proceed or move quickly the startled cat rocketed out of the room Synonyms of rocket barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bomb [slang], bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, crack (on), dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, hurry, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoomWords Related to rocket beetle, dart, flit, scamper, scud, scuffle; stampede, streak, whiz (or whizz); gallop, jog, sprint; accelerate, quicken, step out; catch up, fast-forward, outpace, outrun, outstrip, overtake; arrow, beelineNear Antonyms of rocket dally, dawdle, dillydally, drag, hang (around or out), lag, linger, loiter, poke, tarry; amble, lumber, plod, saunter, shuffle, stroll; decelerate, slow (down or up)Antonyms of rocket crawl, creep, poke

  2. 2 to rise abruptly and rapidly the child actor rocketed to stardom at the age of eight Synonyms of rocket skyrocket, shoot (up), soar, zoomWords Related to rocket accumulate, appreciate, balloon, build up, burgeon (also bourgeon), enlarge, escalate, expand, increase, mount, multiply, mushroom, proliferate, snowball, swell, wax; crest, peak, surge; heighten, intensifyNear Antonyms of rocket collapse, fall; contract, decrease, diminish, drop, lessen, waneAntonyms of rocket nose-dive, plummet, plunge, slump, tumble



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