Synonyms for wheel

Synonyms for (noun) wheel

Synonyms: bicycle, bike, cycle, wheel

Definition: a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals

Similar words: wheeled vehicle

Definition: a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people

Usage: the oldest known wheeled vehicles were found in Sumer and Syria and date from around 3500 BC


Synonyms: rack, wheel

Definition: an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims

Similar words: instrument of torture

Definition: an instrument of punishment designed and used to inflict torture on the condemned person


Synonyms: roulette wheel, wheel

Definition: game equipment consisting of a wheel with slots that is used for gambling; the wheel rotates horizontally and players bet on which slot the roulette ball will stop in

Similar words: game equipment

Definition: equipment or apparatus used in playing a game


Synonyms: steering wheel, wheel

Definition: a handwheel that is used for steering

Similar words: handwheel

Definition: control consisting of a wheel whose rim serves as the handle by which a part is operated


Synonyms: wheel

Definition: a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)

Similar words: machine, simple machine

Definition: a device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point


Synonyms: wheel

Definition: a circular helm to control the rudder of a vessel

Similar words: helm

Definition: steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered


Synonyms: wheel

Definition: forces that provide energy and direction

Usage: the wheels of government began to turn

Similar words: force

Definition: a powerful effect or influence

Usage: the force of his eloquence easily persuaded them

Synonyms for (verb) wheel

Synonyms: roll, wheel

Definition: move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle

Usage: The President's convoy rolled past the crowds

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: pedal, wheel, cycle, bicycle, bike

Definition: ride a bicycle

Similar words: ride

Definition: be carried or travel on or in a vehicle

Usage: I ride to work in a bus; He rides the subway downtown every day


Synonyms: wheel, wheel around

Definition: change directions as if revolving on a pivot

Usage: They wheeled their horses around and left

Similar words: 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


Synonyms: wheel, wheel around

Definition: wheel somebody or something

Similar words: transport

Definition: move something or somebody around; usually over long distances