Synonyms and Antonyms of rotate

  1. 1 to move (something) in a curved or circular path on or as if on an axis <rotate the mirror 180 degrees> Synonyms pivot, revolve, roll, turn, spin, swing, swirl, swivel, twirl, twist, wheel, whirlRelated Words screw, unscrew; twiddle; coil, crank, reel, wind; circulate

  2. 2 to move in circles around an axis or center <with mirrors on three sides, she rotated all around to see how the dress looked on her> Synonyms gyrate, pinwheel, pirouette, revolve, roll, spin, turn, twirl, wheel, whirlRelated Words coil, curl, curve, round, spiral, swirl, twine, twist, wind; circle, circulate, encircle, orbit, ring; pivot, swivel

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