Synonyms of pivot in English:



  • 1 the machine turns on a pivot
    fulcrum, axis, axle, swivel;
    pin, shaft, hub, spindle, hinge, kingpin, gudgeon
  • 2 the pivot of government policy
    center, focus, hub, heart, nucleus, crux, keystone, cornerstone, linchpin, kingpin
  • verb

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  • 1 the panel pivots inward
    rotate, turn, swivel, revolve, spin
  • 2 it all pivoted on his response
    depend, hinge, turn, center, hang, rely, rest;
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