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Synonyms of revolve in English:


  • 1 overhead, the fan revolved slowly
  • 2 the moon revolves around the earth
    circle, go, travel, orbit, gyrate, circulate, loop, wheel
    rare encircle
  • 3 a man whose life revolves around cars
    be concerned with, be preoccupied with, be absorbed in, focus on, concentrate on, centre around, hang on, rely on, rest on, pivot on
  • 4 they were revolving various thoughts in their minds
    think about, give thought to, consider, reflect on, mull over, contemplate, study, meditate on, muse on, think over, think on, deliberate about/on, cogitate about/on, dwell on, brood on/over, agonize over, worry about, ruminate about/on/over, chew over, puzzle over, speculate about, weigh up, review, turn over
    archaic pore on
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