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  Words related to revolve

Related / Similar Words: roll, orbit, go around, rotate

 

Definition:
  • cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis; "She rolled the ball"; "They rolled their eyes at his words";
  • move in an orbit; "The moon orbits around the Earth"; "The planets are orbiting the sun"; "electrons orbit the nucleus";
  • turn on or around an axis or a center; "The Earth revolves around the Sun"; "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire";

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    See Also: focus on, center on, revolve around, revolve about, concentrate on, center

     

    Hyponyms: transit, retrograde, screw, drive in, wheel, wheel around, spin, spin around, whirl, reel, gyrate, twirl, swirl, twiddle

     

    Grouped Verbs: roll, turn over, rotate, circumvolve

     

    Derivational Morphology: axial rotation, axial motion, roll, rotation, revolution, gyration, orbit, electron orbit, celestial orbit, satellite, artificial satellite, orbiter, rotary motion

     

     
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