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wheels

noun
plural of wheel

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wheels

verb
present tense third-person singular of wheel

Synonyms & Antonyms of wheels (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to change the course or direction of (something)
  • wheeled the bike around sharply to see what had fallen off

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2 to move (something) in a curved or circular path on or as if on an axis
  • wheeled the bicycle's tires around to see if they were balanced

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3 to move in circles around an axis or center
  • she wheeled around and around until finally she got dizzy and fell down

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4 to turn away from a straight line or course
  • the highway wheels to the west as it forms an arc that bypasses the city

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5 to change one's course or direction
  • upon hearing the construction workers' suggestive remarks, she wheeled around to glare at them

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“Wheels.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/wheels. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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