Pivot synonyms and antonyms

pĭv'ət

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To transfer from (one conveyance) to another:
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(Intransitive) to spin, turn, or revolve.
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To become sour:
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(Linguistics) To alter phonetically as part of a systematic historical change.
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To be disposed of by sale:
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A long, narrow, vertical or slanting passage sunk into the earth
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To turn or swing; change the course of
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To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
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To bring into focus
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(Nautical) To turn round by action of wind or tide when at anchor.
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The outside part, parts or surface of something.
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To turn or make go to one side
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To turn aside from a course or way:
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Swivel is defined as to rotate.
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(Mathematics) A line, ray, or line segment with respect to which a figure or object is symmetrical.
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To keep from happening; ward off; prevent
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An ornament, badge, or emblem having a pin or clasp with which it is fastened to the clothing
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To furnish with a center
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The point or support on which a lever turns. The position of the fulcrum, relative to the positions of the load and effort, determines the type of lever.
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(Intransitive) To rotate on an axis; to pivot.
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(Cricket, of a ball) To move sideways when bouncing.
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The state or quality of being exterior or exteriorized
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To move or roll along on or as on wheels
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To cause to move laterally on a pivot; swivel:
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To turn aside from a course.
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The utmost limit; the maximum:
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The spindle of an axletree.
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the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver
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