present tense third-person singular of spin

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1 to move in circles around an axis or center
  • spinning on its axis, the Earth makes one complete rotation every 23 hours 56 minutes 4 seconds

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2 to be in a confused state as if from being twirled around
  • my head spun as I contemplated all the possible problems this restructuring could cause

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3 to move (something) in a curved or circular path on or as if on an axis
  • spun the child around until he was hopelessly dizzy

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plural of spin

Synonyms of spins (Entry 2 of 2)

1 a rapid turning about on an axis or central point
  • the ice skater moved into a tight spin at the end of her routine

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2 a short trip for pleasure
  • a family out for a spin on a beautiful Sunday afternoon

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“Spins.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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