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Another word for rotate

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Verb
  1. To move or cause to move in circles or around an axis

      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 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 orbit a central point:
      2. To turn on an axis; rotate.
      3. To be arranged as revolving credit:
      1. The path of a celestial body or an artificial satellite as it revolves around another body due to their mutual gravitational attraction.
      2. One complete revolution of such a body.
      3. The path of a body in a field of force surrounding another body; for example, the movement of an atomic electron in relation to a nucleus.
      1. To revolve around a fixed point or axis.
      2. To move in a spiral or spirallike course.
      3. To oscillate or vary, especially in a repetitious pattern:
      1. A plane curve everywhere equidistant from a given fixed point, the center.
      2. A planar region bounded by a circle.
      3. Something, such as a ring, shaped like such a plane curve.
  2. To do, use, or occur in successive turns

    See also:

    change

Another word for rotate

Verb
  1. To turn around an axis

      1. To orbit a central point:
      2. To turn on an axis; rotate.
      3. To be arranged as revolving credit:
      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 wind together (two or more threads, for example) so as to produce a single strand.
      2. To form in this manner:
      3. To wind or coil (vines or rope, for example) about something.
      1. A short rod or shaft on which a related part rotates or swings.
      2. A person or thing on which something depends; the central or crucial factor:
      3. The act of turning on a pivot.
    See also:

    turn

  2. To alternate

      1. (intransitive) Of two or more people, to do the same thing one after another.
      2. (intransitive) To assume a place in a sequence of successions.
      1. An exchange or a swap, especially one done secretly.
      2. A transference or shift, as of opinion or attention.
      3. A device used to break or open an electric circuit or to divert current from one conductor to another.
      1. To switch each of (two things) into the place of the other.
      2. To give and receive mutually; exchange.
      3. To cause to succeed each other in a series or pattern; alternate: