Synonyms of wheel
1 discDictionary • a bicycle wheel
ring • a ring of blue smoke
hoop • For hand sewing, use an embroidery hoop to keep the fabric taut.
turn • The rear sprocket will turn only twice for one turn of the pedals.
roll • Control the roll of the ball.
revolution • The gear drives a wheel 1/10th revolution per cycle.
spin • a spin of the roulette wheel
rotation • the daily rotation of the earth upon its axis
whirl • the whirl of snowflakes in the wind
twirl • with a twirl of his silver-handled cane
gyration • He continued his enthusiastic gyrations on stage.
1 pushDictionary • He wheeled his bike into the alley beside the house.
roll • The car went off the road and rolled over into a ditch.
2 turnDictionary • He wheeled around to face her.
turn • As the wheel turned, the potter shaped the clay.
swing • The canoe found the current and swung around.
spin • The Earth spins on its own axis.
revolve • The entire circle revolved slowly.
rotate • The earth rotates round the sun.
whirl • Hearing a sound behind her, she whirled round.
swivel • He swivelled round to face Sarah.
3 circleDictionary • A flock of crows wheeled overhead.
circle • There were two helicopters circling around.
orbit • the first satellite to orbit the Earth
twirl • Several hundred people twirl around the dance floor.
gyrate • The aeroplane was gyrating about in the sky in a most alarming fashion.
IDIOM:▷ at or behind the wheel
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circleIf an aircraft or a bird circles or circles something, it moves round in a circle in the air.
• There were two helicopters circling around.
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.
gyrationIf you gyrate, you dance or move your body quickly with circular movements. (noun)
• He continued his enthusiastic gyrations on stage.
Thesaurus for wheel from the Collins English Thesaurus
a solid disc, or a circular rim joined to a hub by radial or tangential spokes, that is mounted on a shaft about which it can turn, as in vehicles and machines