verb (used without object), re·volved, re·volv·ing.
verb (used with object), re·volved, re·volv·ing.
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Origin of revolve
synonym study for revolve
OTHER WORDS FROM revolvere·volv·a·ble, adjectivere·volv·a·bly, adverbun·re·volved, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH revolverevolve , rotate1
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Example sentences from the Web for revolve
The story revolves around Daphne, a young American woman who has come to the city of her parents’ birth to explore her heritage.
The biggest argument for Rivers’s Hall of Fame entry revolves around his total passing yards and touchdowns.Sorry, but Philip Rivers is not a Hall of Fame quarterback|Neil Greenberg|January 22, 2021|Washington Post
Marketing strategy will still revolve around data, but in a different ecosystem.Marketing Briefing: Marketers and agency execs are hoping for more optimism post-inauguration|Kristina Monllos|January 19, 2021|Digiday
It revolves around a problem that, curiously, is both solved and unsolved, closed and open.
All those conversations we had about whether and when to become parents revolved around a future that is no longer ours.This country is a risky place to be a parent, and the pandemic reminded me of that|Haley Swenson|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
Somehow, everything in the world has to revolve around men here, men and their parts.
Our debates about federal budgets still revolve around degrees of imposed austerity.The Tea Party Is Dead? Nah, That’s Just a Flesh Wound|Michael Tomasky|May 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the 1980s and 1990s, blockbusters were star vehicles; now they revolve around brands (Marvel Comics) and concepts (vampires).Is This the End of Arnold Schwarzenegger's Comeback?|Andrew Romano|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Although many of his films revolve around a past time, Wolf is not a nostalgic.
“Prison has taught me that the world does not revolve around me,” he says.The Party Monster Lives For the Applause: Michael Alig’s Second Act|Caitlin Dickson|February 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
About this centre the spheres revolve, each in a way swinging around the other.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
The center wheel must revolve once in each hour, which is 61⁄2 times faster than the barrel.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
The several plans I revolve in my mind do not prove, upon closer examination, feasible.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
The vapours revolve, the waves spin, the giddy Naiads roll; sea and sky are livid; noises as of cries of despair are in the air.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
When the current is applied, the disk will revolve in a direction relative to the position of the poles on the magnet.The Boy Mechanic, Book 2|Various