Definitions for revolve

Definitions for (verb) revolve

Main entry: revolve, roll

Definition: cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis

Usage: She rolled the ball; They rolled their eyes at his words

Main entry: revolve, orb, orbit

Definition: move in an orbit

Usage: The moon orbits around the Earth; The planets are orbiting the sun; electrons orbit the nucleus

Main entry: go around, revolve, rotate

Definition: turn on or around an axis or a center

Usage: The Earth revolves around the Sun; The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire

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