Synonyms of orbit
1 pathDictionary • the point at which the planet's orbit is closest to the sun
path • A group of reporters blocked his path.
course • For nearly four hours we maintained our course northwards.
track • following the track of a hurricane
cycle • the necessary cycle of birth, growth, decay and death
circle • She moved only in the most exalted circles.
revolution • The gear drives a wheel 1/10th revolution per cycle.
passage • Two men elbowed a passage through the shoppers.
rotation • the daily rotation of the earth upon its axis
trajectory • the trajectory of an artillery shell
2 sphere of influenceDictionary • Eisenhower acknowledged that Hungary lay within the Soviet orbit.
sphere of influence • the British or American spheres of influence
reach • The elite are no longer beyond the reach of the law.
range • The trees on the mountain within my range of vision had all been felled.
province • Industrial research is the province of the Department of Trade and Industry.
scope • the scope of a novel
sphere • the sphere of international politics
domain • This sort of information should be in the public domain.
compass • Within the compass of a book of this size, such a comprehensive survey is not practicable.
ambit • medicines which fall outside the ambit of the price-fixing agreement
circleDictionary • the first satellite to orbit the Earth
circle • This is the ring road that circles the city.
ring • The area is ringed by troops.
compass • The Christians fled when they saw the city being compassed with armies.
encircle • A forty-foot-high concrete wall encircles the jail.
gird • a proposal to gird the river with a series of small hydroelectric dams
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• medicines which fall outside the ambit of the price-fixing agreement
• She moved only in the most exalted circles.
circleIf something circles an object or a place, or circles around it, it forms a circle around it.
• This is the ring road that circles the city.
Thesaurus for orbit from the Collins English Thesaurus
the curved path, usually elliptical, followed by a planet, satellite, comet, etc, in its motion around another celestial body under the influence of gravitation