Synonyms of rotate
1 revolveDictionary • The earth rotates round the sun.
revolve • The entire circle revolved slowly.
turn • As the wheel turned, the potter shaped the clay.
wheel • He wheeled around to face her.
spin • The Earth spins on its own axis.
reel • The room reeled and he jammed his head down.
swivel • He swivelled round to face Sarah.
pivot • The boat pivoted on its central axis.
gyrate • The aeroplane was gyrating about in the sky in a most alarming fashion.
pirouette • She pirouetted in front of the mirror.
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alternateWhen you alternate two things, you keep using one then the other. When one thing alternates with another, the first regularly occurs after the other.
• Now you just alternate layers of that mixture and eggplant.
gyrateTo gyrate means to turn round and round in a circle, usually very fast.
• The aeroplane was gyrating about in the sky in a most alarming fashion.
interchangeIf you interchange one thing with another, or you interchange two things, each thing takes the place of the other or is exchanged for the other. You can also say that two things interchange.
• She likes to interchange furniture at home with stock from the shop.
Thesaurus for rotate from the Collins English Thesaurus