Rotate Synonyms and Antonyms

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Synonyms for Rotate

To spin or turn around a center or axis; rotate
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To turn the ends of something, usually thread, rope etc., in opposite directions, often using force.
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Swivel is defined as to rotate.
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(Physics, mechanics) A rotational or twisting effect of a force; a moment of force, defined for measurement purposes as an equivalent straight line force multiplied by the distance from the axis of rotation (SI unit newton-metre or Nm; imperial unit foot-pound or ft.lbf).
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To swing or whisk.
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To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
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To execute a pirouette.
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(Ergative) To cause to revolve by turning over and over; to move by turning on an axis; to impel forward by causing to turn over and over on a supporting surface.
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To rotate or revolve briskly; swing in a circle; spin:
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turn on or around an axis or a center
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To remove from a mould, bowl etc.
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Splay is defined as to spread out.
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A whirl or powerful eddy of air; whirlwind
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To move swiftly.
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To pivot is to turn or spin around a center point.
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Wheel is defined as to turn, carry or move something along in a vehicle with wheels.
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(Intransitive) To assume a place in a sequence of successions.
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Occurring around an axis
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To move about freely, as air
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(Physics) To vary between alternate extremes, usually within a definable period of time.
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To go around in a circle; revolve
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To roll round; to cause to revolve; to put into a circular motion.
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To move in a spiral or spirallike course.
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To put into an orbit, as a satellite is put into orbit around the Earth.
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(Idiomatic, intransitive) Become further apart.
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Tending to produce vertigo:
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Antonyms for Rotate

To fasten or secure with stays.
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Words Related to Rotate

To become sour:
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To give and receive reciprocally; interchange:
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To stir the emotions:
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To petition again.
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To transfer from (one conveyance) to another:
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To do or use by turns
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Find another word for rotate. In this page you can discover 48 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for rotate, like: revolve, twist, turn, exchange, swivel, torque, switch, whirl, move, repetition and pirouette.