v. i.1.To turn or roll round on, or as on, an axis, like a wheel; to rotate, - which is the more specific word in this sense.
[imp. & p. p. Revolved; p. pr. & vb. n. Revolving.]
2.To move in a curved path round a center; as, the planets revolve round the sun.
3.To pass in cycles; as, the centuries revolve.
4.To return; to pass.
v. t.1.To cause to turn, as on an axis.
2.Hence, to turn over and over in the mind; to reflect repeatedly upon; to consider all aspects of.
Verb1.revolve - 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"
Synonyms: rotate, go around
2.revolve - move in an orbit; "The moon orbits around the Earth"; "The planets are orbiting the sun"; "electrons orbit the nucleus"
Synonyms: orbit
3.revolve - 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"
Synonyms: roll
alternate, be here again, brood over, chaw, chew over, circuit, circuiteer, circulate, circulation, circumambulate, circummigrate, circumnavigate, circumrotate, circumvent, circumvolute, circumvolution, close the circle, come again, come and go, come around, come full circle, come round, come round again, come up again, compass, con over, consider, contemplate, convert, crank, cycle, deliberate, deliberate over, deliberate upon, depend, describe a circle, digest, encircle, encompass, evert, flank, girdle, girdle the globe, go about, go around, go round, go the round, gyrate, gyration, gyre, intermit, introvert, intussuscept, invaginate, inverse, invert, lap, make a circuit, meditate, meditate upon, mull over, muse, muse on, muse over, orbit, oscillate, pirouette, pivot, ponder, ponder over, pronate, pulsate, pulse, reappear, recur, reel, reflect over, reflect upon, rely, reoccur, repeat, resupinate, return, reverse, roll, roll around, rotation, round, ruminate, ruminate over, run over, screw, skirt, spiral, supinate, surround, swing, swivel, think about, think over, transpose, turn a pirouette, turn about, turn around, turn down, turn in, turn inside out, turn out, turn over, turn round, turn the scale, turn the tables, turn upside down, twirl, twist, undulate, wamble, weigh, wheel around, wind
Translate Revolve to German, Translate Revolve to French
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revolutions per minute
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