Synonyms of 'rotate'
to turn around a centre or pivotThe earth rotates round the sun.
The entire circle revolved slowly.
As the wheel turned, the potter shaped the clay.
I wheeled around to face her.
The Earth spins on its own axis.
The room reeled and I jammed my head down.
He swivelled round to face Sarah.
The boat pivoted on its central axis.
The aeroplane was gyrating about in the sky in a most alarming fashion.
She pirouetted in front of the mirror.
to follow or cause to follow a set sequenceThe members of the club can rotate.
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in the sense of alternate
to interchange regularly or in successionNow you just alternate layers of that mixture and eggplant.
in the sense of gyrate
to turn round and round in a circleThe aeroplane was gyrating about in the sky in a most alarming fashion.
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