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Another word for pivot

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Verb
  1. To turn or cause to turn in place, as on a hinge or fixed point, tracing an arclike path

      1. A solid disk or a rigid circular ring connected by spokes to a hub, designed to turn around an axle passed through the center.
      2. The steering device on a vehicle.
      3. A potter's wheel.
      1. To move back and forth suspended or as if suspended from above.
      2. To hit at something with a sweeping motion of the arm:
      3. To move laterally or in a curve:
    See also:

    move

  2. To move, as a gun, laterally

      1. To travel or pass across, over, or through:
      2. To move to and fro over; cross and recross:
      3. To go up, down, or across (a slope) diagonally, as in skiing.
      1. A device that joins two parts in a way that allows one part to turn without turning the other.
      2. To turn or rotate on a swivel or an axis.
      3. To secure, fit, or support with a swivel.
    See also:

    move

  3. To change the direction or course of

      1. To turn aside from a course or established direction; swerve:
      2. To deviate from a purpose, behavior, or previous pattern:
      3. To shift clockwise in direction, as from north to northeast. Used of the wind.
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. To move back and forth suspended or as if suspended from above.
      2. To hit at something with a sweeping motion of the arm:
      3. To move laterally or in a curve:
      1. To exchange (one thing) for another of the same class:
      2. To move or transfer from one place or position to another.
      3. To alter (position or place).
      1. To turn aside from a course or direction:
      2. To distract:
      3. To entertain by distracting the attention from worrisome thoughts or cares; amuse.
      1. To turn aside from a course or way:
      2. To depart, as from a norm, purpose, or subject; differ or stray.
      3. To cause to turn aside or differ.
      1. To turn aside or cause to turn aside; bend or deviate.
      1. To turn away:
      2. To keep from happening; prevent:
    See also:

    change

Another word for pivot

Noun
      1. A device that joins two parts in a way that allows one part to turn without turning the other.
      2. To turn or rotate on a swivel or an axis.
      3. To secure, fit, or support with a swivel.
      1. The long narrow stem or body of a spear or arrow.
      2. A spear or arrow.
      3. The handle of any of various tools or implements.
      1. A supporting shaft or member on or with which a wheel or a set of wheels revolves.
      2. The spindle of an axletree.
      3. Either end of an axletree.
    See also:

    axis

Verb
      1. To turn around on an axis or center.
      2. To proceed in sequence; take turns or alternate:
      3. To cause to turn on an axis or center.
      1. A device that joins two parts in a way that allows one part to turn without turning the other.
      2. To turn or rotate on a swivel or an axis.
      3. To secure, fit, or support with a swivel.
      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
    See also:

    turn