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Synonyms of 'wheel'

(noun) 
Definition
anything like a wheel in shape or function
a bicycle wheel
Synonyms
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ring
a ring of blue smoke
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hoop
For hand sewing, use an embroidery hoop to keep the fabric taut.
(noun) 
Definition
something that is repeated in cycles
Synonyms
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turn
The rear sprocket will turn only twice for one turn of the pedals.
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roll
Control the roll of the ball.
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revolution
The gear drives a wheel 1/10th revolution per cycle.
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spin
a spin of the roulette wheel
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rotation
the daily rotation of the earth upon its axis
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whirl
the whirl of snowflakes in the wind
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twirl
with a twirl of his silver-handled cane
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gyration
He continued his enthusiastic gyrations on stage.
(verb) 
Definition
to push (a bicycle, wheelchair, or pram) along
He wheeled his bike into the alley beside the house.
Synonyms
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trundle
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roll
The car went off the road and rolled over into a ditch.
(verb) 
Definition
to turn in a circle
I wheeled around to face her.
Synonyms
turn
As the wheel turned, the potter shaped the clay.
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swing
The canoe found the current and swung around.
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spin
The Earth spins on its own axis.
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revolve
The entire circle revolved slowly.
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rotate
The earth rotates round the sun.
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whirl
Hearing a sound behind her, she whirled round.
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swivel
He swivelled round to face Sarah.
(verb) 
A flock of crows wheeled overhead.
Synonyms
circle
There were two helicopters circling around.
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orbit
the first satellite to orbit the Earth
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go round
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twirl
Several hundred people twirl around the dance floor.
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gyrate
The aeroplane was gyrating about in the sky in a most alarming fashion.

Additional synonyms

in the sense of gyrate
Definition
to turn round and round in a circle
The aeroplane was gyrating about in the sky in a most alarming fashion.
in the sense of gyration
He continued his enthusiastic gyrations on stage.
Synonyms
in the sense of hoop
Definition
a rigid circular band of metal, plastic, or wood
For hand sewing, use an embroidery hoop to keep the fabric taut.
Synonyms
circlet

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