English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'swivel'

(verb) 
Definition
to turn on or swing round on a central point
He swivelled round to face Sarah.
Synonyms
turn
As the wheel turned, the potter shaped the clay.
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spin
The Earth spins on its own axis.
,
revolve
The entire circle revolved slowly.
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rotate
The earth rotates round the sun.
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pivot
The boat pivoted on its central axis.
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pirouette
She pirouetted in front of the mirror.
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swing round
(noun) 
a slight swivel of the hips
Synonyms
turn
The rear sprocket will turn only twice for one turn of the pedals.
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rotation
the daily rotation of the earth upon its axis
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pirouette
a ballerina famous for her pirouettes
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swinging round

Additional synonyms

in the sense of pirouette
Definition
to perform a pirouette
She pirouetted in front of the mirror.
Synonyms
in the sense of pirouette
Definition
a body spin performed on the toes or the ball of the foot
a ballerina famous for her pirouettes
Synonyms
spin (informal),
in the sense of pivot
Definition
to turn on or provide with a pivot
The boat pivoted on its central axis.

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