pivot on/around

Definition of pivot on/around

  1. :  to be based on (something) Our vacation plans will pivot around how much money we can save. The book's plot pivots on the main character's need for revenge.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a shaft or pin on which something turns

    :  a person, thing, or factor having a major or central role, function, or effect

    :  a key player or position

  1. :  turning on or as if on a pivot

    :  pivotal

  1. :  to turn on or as if on a pivot

    :  to provide with, mount on, or attach by a pivot

    :  to cause to pivot

  1. :  in a circle or in circumference

    :  in, along, or through a circuit

    :  on all or various sides :  in every or any direction

  1. :  on all sides of

    :  so as to encircle or enclose

    :  so as to avoid or get past :  on or to another side of

  1. :  about

    :  being in existence, evidence, or circulation

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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