Synonyms for rotate

Synonyms for (verb) rotate

Synonyms: rotate

Definition: plant or grow in a fixed cyclic order of succession

Usage: We rotate the crops so as to maximize the use of the soil

Similar words: grow

Definition: cause to grow or develop

Usage: He grows vegetables in his backyard


Synonyms: rotate

Definition: perform a job or duty on a rotating basis

Usage: Interns have to rotate for a few months

Similar words: serve

Definition: do duty or hold offices; serve in a specific function

Usage: He served as head of the department for three years; She served in Congress for two terms


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: turn

Definition: move around an axis or a center

Usage: The wheels are turning


Synonyms: rotate, splay, spread out, turn out

Definition: turn outward

Usage: These birds can splay out their toes; ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees

Similar words: turn

Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense

Usage: Turn towards me; The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face; She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs


Synonyms: rotate, circumvolve

Definition: cause to turn on an axis or center

Usage: Rotate the handle

Similar words: turn

Definition: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense

Usage: Turn towards me; The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face; She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs


Synonyms: rotate

Definition: exchange on a regular basis

Usage: We rotate the lead soprano every night

Similar words: alternate

Definition: exchange people temporarily to fulfill certain jobs and functions