Synonyms of 'pivot'
1 hubDictionary, centre, heart
A large group of watercolours forms the pivot of the exhibition.
turnDictionary, spin, revolve
The boat pivoted on its central axis.
phrasal verbpivot on something
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An axis is an imaginary line through the middle of something.
the axis of the Earth
An axle is a rod connecting a pair of wheels on a car or other vehicle.
The engine, gearbox and black axle needed to be replaced.
Thesaurus for pivot from the Collins English Thesaurus
The pivot in a situation is the most important thing which everything else is based on or arranged around.