Part of speech:
A long, narrow, vertical or slanting passage sunk into the earth
To hang as on a hinge; be contingent; depend
The spindle of an axletree.
A device that joins two parts in a way that allows one part to turn without turning the other.
To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
The definition of an axis is a real or imaginary line on which something rotates, or a straight line around which things are evenly arranged.
To become sour:
To keep from happening; prevent:
To furnish with a center
To bring into focus
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.
(Cricket, of a ball) To move sideways when bouncing.
(Nautical) To turn round by action of wind or tide when at anchor.
The utmost limit; the maximum:
The outside part, parts or surface of something.
The state or quality of being exterior or exteriorized
To move or roll along on or as on wheels
To cause to move laterally on a pivot; swivel:
To turn or make go to one side
To turn aside from a course or way:
(Linguistics) To alter phonetically as part of a systematic historical change.
To turn or swing; change the course of
To be disposed of by sale:
To transfer from (one conveyance) to another:
An ornament, badge, or emblem having a pin or clasp with which it is fastened to the clothing
the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver
Find another word for pivot. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for pivot, like: shaft, hinge, axle, swivel, whirl, rotate, axis, turn, avert, center and focus.