Synonyms for (verb) revolve

Synonyms: revolve, roll

Definition: cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis

Usage: She rolled the ball; They rolled their eyes at his words

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: revolve, orb, orbit

Definition: move in an orbit

Usage: The moon orbits around the Earth; The planets are orbiting the sun; electrons orbit the nucleus

Similar words: circle, circulate

Definition: move in circles


Synonyms: go around, revolve, rotate

Definition: turn on or around an axis or a center

Usage: The Earth revolves around the Sun; The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire

Similar words: turn

Definition: move around an axis or a center

Usage: The wheels are turning