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


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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