gravitate


grav·i·tate

verb \ˈgra-və-ˌtāt\

: to move or tend to move to or toward someone or something

: to be attracted to or toward something or someone

grav·i·tat·edgrav·i·tat·ing

Full Definition of GRAVITATE

intransitive verb
1
:  to move under the influence of gravitation
2
a :  to move toward something
b :  to be drawn or attracted especially by natural inclination <youngsters…gravitate toward a strong leader — Rose Friedman>

Examples of GRAVITATE

  1. The guests gravitated toward the far side of the room.
  2. The conversation gravitated to politics.
  3. Voters have started gravitating to him as a possible candidate.
  4. Many young people now gravitate toward careers in the computer industry.

First Known Use of GRAVITATE

1692

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grav·i·tate

intransitive verb \ˈgrav-ə-ˌtāt\   (Medical Dictionary)
grav·i·tat·edgrav·i·tat·ing

Medical Definition of GRAVITATE

: to move under the influence of gravitation

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