Associations to the word «Revolve»


REVOLVE, verb. (intransitive) To orbit a central point.
REVOLVE, verb. To turn on an axis.
REVOLVE, verb. (intransitive) To recur in cycles.
REVOLVE, verb. (transitive) To ponder on, to reflect repeatedly upon, to consider all aspects of.

Dictionary definition

REVOLVE, verb. 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".
REVOLVE, verb. Move in an orbit; "The moon orbits around the Earth"; "The planets are orbiting the sun"; "electrons orbit the nucleus".
REVOLVE, verb. 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".

Wise words

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