Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb revolve

3 senses of revolve

Sense 1
revolve, go around, rotate -- (turn on or around an axis or a center; "The Earth revolves around the Sun"; "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire")
       => turn -- (move around an axis or a center; "The wheels are turning")
          Phrasal Verb-> revolve around#1

Sense 2
orb, orbit, revolve -- (move in an orbit; "The moon orbits around the Earth"; "The planets are orbiting the sun"; "electrons orbit the nucleus")
       => circle, circulate -- (move in circles)

Sense 3
roll, revolve -- (cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis; "She rolled the ball"; "They rolled their eyes at his words")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

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