Rotate - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Rotate.

REVOLVE
SPIN
TURN
WHEEL
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REVOLVE
  1. cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis; "She rolled the ball"; "They rolled their eyes at his words"
  2. move in an orbit; "The moon orbits around the Earth"; "The planets are orbiting the sun"; "electrons orbit the nucleus"
  3. turn on or around an axis or a center; "The Earth revolves around the Sun"; "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire"
SPIN
  1. make up a story; "spin a yarn"
  2. rapid descent of an aircraft in a steep spiral
  3. revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis; "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
  4. a short drive in a car; "he took the new car for a spin"
  5. the act of rotating rapidly; "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
  6. cause to spin; "spin a coin"
  7. a swift whirling motion (usually of a missile)
  8. stream in jets, of liquids; "The creek spun its course through the woods"
  9. prolong or extend; "spin out a visit"
  10. twist and turn so as to give an intended interpretation; "The President's spokesmen had to spin the story to make it less embarrassing"
  11. work natural fibers into a thread; "spin silk"
  12. form a web by making a thread; "spiders spin a fine web"
  13. a distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion); "the campaign put a
TURN
  1. a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else); "it's my go"; "a spell of work"
  2. let (something) fall or spill from a container; "turn the flour onto a plate"
  3. shape by rotating on a lathe or cutting device or a wheel; "turn the legs of the table"; "turn the clay on the wheel"
  4. to break and turn over earth especially with a plow; "Farmer Jones plowed his east field last week"; "turn the earth in the Spring"
  5. change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"
  6. pass to the other side of; "turn the corner"; "move around the obstacle"
  7. taking a short walk out and back; "we took a turn in the park"
  8. channel one's attention, interest, thought, or attention toward or away from something; "The pedophile turned to boys for satisfaction"; "people turn t
WHEEL
  1. move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle; "The President's convoy rolled past the crowds"
  2. ride a bicycle
  3. change directions as if revolving on a pivot; "They wheeled their horses around and left"
  4. wheel somebody or something
  5. a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
  6. an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims
  7. game equipment consisting of a wheel with slots that is used for gambling; the wheel rotates horizontally and players bet on which slot the roulette ball will stop in
  8. a handwheel that is used for steering
  9. a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)
  10. a circular helm to control the rudder of a vessel
  11. forces that provide energy and direction; "the wheels of government began to turn"
Clue Database Last Updated: 13/10/2019 9:00am

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