Synonyms for gravitation

Synonyms for (noun) gravitation

Synonyms: gravitation

Definition: a figurative movement toward some attraction

Usage: the gravitation of the middle class to the suburbs

Similar words: trend, movement, drift

Definition: a general tendency to change (as of opinion)

Usage: not openly liberal but that is the trend of the book; a broad movement of the electorate to the right


Synonyms: gravitation

Definition: movement downward resulting from gravitational attraction

Usage: irrigation by gravitation rather than by pumps

Similar words: change of location, travel

Definition: a movement through space that changes the location of something


Synonyms: gravitation, gravitational attraction, gravitational force, gravity

Definition: (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface

Usage: the more remote the body the less the gravity; the gravitation between two bodies is proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them; gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love--Albert Einstein

Similar words: attraction, attractive force

Definition: the force by which one object attracts another