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Hindi translation of 'rock'

Word Frequency


/rɒk रॉक्/
Word forms: rocks, rocking, rocked
1. uncountable noun
Rock is the hard substance which the Earth is made of.
चट्टान nfपत्थर mn
The hills above the valley are bare rock.
solid/volcanic/sedimentary rock a rock formation/outcrop/ledge/pool rock salt/sediment/ash

2. countable noun
A rock is a large piece of rock that sticks up out of the ground or the sea, or that has broken away from a mountain or a cliff.
चट्टान nf

3. countable noun
A rock is a piece of rock that is small enough for you to pick up.
शिला nfचट्टान nf

4. transitive or intransitive verb
When something rocks, or when you rock it, it moves slowly and regularly backwards and forwards or from side to side.
His body rocked from side to side with the movement of the train. She sat rocking her baby.

5. transitive verb
If an event or a piece of news rocks people, it shocks and horrifies them.
[journalism]झकझोरनाहतप्रभ करना
The scandal has rocked the country.

6. uncountable noun
Rock or rock music is loud music with a strong beat that is played using instruments including electric guitars and drums.
रॉक- एक संगीत शैली nf

7. phrase
If you say that something such as a marriage or a business is on the rocks, you mean that it is having severe difficulties and looks likely to end soon.
संकट में होनाखत्म होने की कगार पर होना

8. phrase
If you say that something has reached or hit rock bottom, you mean that it is at such a low level that it cannot go any lower.
Morale in the army was at rock bottom.

9. to rock the boat → see boat

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Example Sentences Including 'rock'

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Rock and dance music blasts over speakers.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Romance revs up when you hear rock music.
The Sun (2016)
The villagers are rocked by news of a murder!
The Sun (2009)
You want your rock 'n' roll stars to have a good time.
The Sun (2013)
The one staid foundation of her home, of her idea of her beloved father, seemed reeling and rocking.
Elizabeth Gaskell North and South (1855)
To the left rose a cliff of rock.
Aldiss, Brian Somewhere East of Life (1994)
But we produced a performance that had the place rocking.
The Sun (2017)
He has also been rocked by the deaths of his brother and grandfather.
The Sun (2016)
Well last night they rocked and swayed to a more smooth, samba kind of beat.
The Sun (2015)
He has hardly moved from his rock.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The top half of the mountain is rock hard and the lower half is a slush pit.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This is the rock and the hard place brought together.
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Lift your feet a few inches off the floor and slowly rock backwards and forwards.
MacEoin, Beth Healthy By Nature (1994)
He's rock solid holding me in place.
The Sun (2016)
I talked to myself and rocked back and forth to stay warm.
Times, Sunday Times (2016)
IT'S not what you usually think of as the rock 'n roll lifestyle.
The Sun (2016)
If he were a stick of rock it would say football all the way through him.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Maths rock plus building anthems equals loyal crowd.
The Sun (2013)
Only the driving beat of the rock band Reef lifted the mood.
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
That is because of rock movements caused by changing weather at the summit.
The Sun (2015)
The Replacements were infused with great energy but also looked backwards to classic rock.
The Sun (2008)
They are also both wannabe rock stars.
The Sun (2014)
They lay a single egg that hatches directly on to the bare rock.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
They suffered nasty cuts as they clambered over rock faces and waded through undergrowth.
The Sun (2009)
Was the flute on top of a full rock sound an impressive feat of musical engineering when you began?
The Sun (2008)
She told me about the lecture and all the satanic messages in rock music.
Christianity Today (2000)

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'rock' in Other Languages

British English: rock /rɒk/ NOUN
material Rock is the hard material that is in the ground and in mountains.
We tried to dig, but the ground was solid rock.
  • American English: rock
  • Arabic: صَخْرَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: rocha
  • Chinese: 岩石
  • Croatian: kamen
  • Czech: skála
  • Danish: klippe
  • Dutch: rots
  • European Spanish: roca
  • Finnish: kivi
  • French: roche
  • German: Gestein
  • Greek: βράχος
  • Italian: roccia
  • Japanese:
  • Korean: 바위
  • Norwegian: rock
  • Polish: skała
  • European Portuguese: rocha
  • Romanian: stâncă
  • Russian: скала
  • Latin American Spanish: roca
  • Swedish: sten
  • Thai: หิน
  • Turkish: kaya
  • Ukrainian: скеля
  • Vietnamese: đá tảng
British English: rock /rɒk/ VERB
If something rocks, it moves from side to side.
She rocked the child's cradle tenderly.
The boat began to rock gently on the waves.
  • American English: rock
  • Arabic: يَتَأَرْجَحُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: balançar
  • Chinese: 摇摆
  • Croatian: ljuljati
  • Czech: houpat se
  • Danish: rokke
  • Dutch: schommelen
  • European Spanish: mecer
  • Finnish: keinua ees taas
  • French: se balancer
  • German: schaukeln
  • Greek: κουνώ
  • Italian: cullare
  • Japanese: 揺れる
  • Korean: 앞뒤(좌우)로 흔들다
  • Norwegian: rocke
  • Polish: zakołysać się
  • European Portuguese: baloiçar
  • Romanian: a se balansa
  • Russian: качаться
  • Latin American Spanish: mecer
  • Swedish: gunga
  • Thai: โยก แกว่ง เขย่า
  • Turkish: sallamak
  • Ukrainian: гойдатигойдатися
  • Vietnamese: đu đưa
British English: rock /rɒk/ NOUN
piece of rock A rock is a piece of rock that is small enough for you to pick up.
She picked up a rock and threw it into the lake
  • American English: rock
  • Arabic: صَخْر
  • Brazilian Portuguese: pedra
  • Chinese: 石块
  • Croatian: kamen
  • Czech: kámen
  • Danish: sten
  • Dutch: steen
  • European Spanish: piedra
  • Finnish: kivi
  • French: rocher
  • German: Stein
  • Greek: βράχος
  • Italian: sasso
  • Japanese:
  • Korean: 암석
  • Norwegian: stein
  • Polish: kamień
  • European Portuguese: pedra
  • Romanian: piatră
  • Russian: камень
  • Latin American Spanish: roca
  • Swedish: sten
  • Thai: หิน
  • Turkish: taş
  • Ukrainian: камінь
  • Vietnamese: đá

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Translation of rock from the Collins English to Hindi
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