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Synonyms for rocket

Noun

1. rocket, projectile, vehicle
usage: any vehicle self-propelled by a rocket engine
2. rocket, rocket engine, jet engine
usage: a jet engine containing its own propellant and driven by reaction propulsion
3. rocket, roquette, garden rocket, rocket salad, arugula, Eruca sativa, Eruca vesicaria sativa, herb, herbaceous plant
usage: erect European annual often grown as a salad crop to be harvested when young and tender
4. rocket, skyrocket, visual signal
usage: propels bright light high in the sky, or used to propel a lifesaving line or harpoon
5. skyrocket, rocket, firework, pyrotechnic
usage: sends a firework display high into the sky

Verb

1. rocket, skyrocket, rise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, uprise
usage: shoot up abruptly, like a rocket; "prices skyrocketed"
2. rocket, propel, impel
usage: propel with a rocket
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