Meaning of “revolve” in the English Dictionary


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revolveverb [ I/T ]

us /rɪˈvɑlv, -ˈvɔlv/

to move in a circle or a curve around a central point, or to cause something to do this:

[ T ] The plane revolved 162 degrees onto its back.
[ I ] The earth revolves around the sun, roughly in a circle.
[ I ] fig. His life revolves around (= He is only interested in) football.

(Definition of “revolve” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)