Definition of revolve
- revolve a scheme
- ideas revolved in his mind
- the dispute revolved around wages
As the gear revolves, it turns the other gears.
The Earth revolves on its axis.
The software allows you to revolve images.
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chew over, cogitate, consider, contemplate, debate, deliberate, entertain, eye, kick around, meditate, mull (over), perpend, ponder, pore (over), question, ruminate, study, think (about or over), turn, weigh, wrestle (with);
beat one's brains out (about), chew on, cudgel one's brains (about), look at;
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having a quality expressive of sadness
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