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Verb: revolve  ri'vólv
  1. Turn on or around an axis or a centre
    "The Earth revolves around the Sun";
    - go around, rotate
     
  2. Circle or revolve around another object; move in an orbit
    "The moon revolves around the Earth";
    - orb, orbit
     
  3. Cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis
    "She revolved the ball";
    - roll
     
  4. Recur in cycles

Derived forms: revolved, revolves, revolving

See also: revolve around

Type of: circle, circulate, displace, move, turn

Encyclopedia: Revolve