revolve around

Definition of revolve around

  1. 1 :  to move around (something) in a path that is similar to a circle The planets revolve around the sun.

  2. 2 :  to have (someone or something) as a main subject or interest The discussion revolved around the question of repairing the roads. His life revolves around playing basketball. He thinks the world revolves around him.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to turn over at length in the mind :  ponder

    :  to cause to go round in an orbit

    :  rotate

  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 brief usually trivial fact

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