wheel

[ hweel, weel ]
/ ʰwil, wil /

noun

verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

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Idioms for wheel

Origin of wheel

before 900; (noun) Middle English whel(e), Old English hwēol, hweohl; cognate with Dutch wiel, Old Norse hjōl; akin to Greek kýklos (see cycle); (v.) Middle English, derivative of the noun

OTHER WORDS FROM wheel

wheel·less, adjectiveun·der·wheel, nounun·wheel, verb (used with object)
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British Dictionary definitions for wheels (1 of 2)

wheels
/ (wiːlz) /

pl n

the main directing force behind an organization, movement, etcthe wheels of government
an informal word for car
wheels within wheels a series of intricately connected events, plots, etc

British Dictionary definitions for wheels (2 of 2)

wheel
/ (wiːl) /

noun

verb

See also wheels

Derived forms of wheel

wheel-less, adjective

Word Origin for wheel

Old English hweol, hweowol; related to Old Norse hvēl, Greek kuklos, Middle Low German wēl, Dutch wiel
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Idioms and Phrases with wheels

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