English verb: revolve
|1.||revolve (motion) turn on or around an axis or a center|
|Samples||The Earth revolves around the Sun.|
The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire.
|Synonyms||go around, rotate|
|Pattern of use||Something is ----ing PP|
|Narrower (hyponym)||drive in, gyrate, reel, screw, screw, spin, spin around, swirl, twiddle, twirl, wheel, wheel around, whirl, whirl|
|Verb group||circumvolve, rotate|
|2.||revolve (motion) move in an orbit|
|Samples||The moon orbits around the Earth.|
The planets are orbiting the sun.
Electrons orbit the nucleus.
|Pattern of use||Something is ----ing PP.|
Something ----s something
|Broader (hypernym)||circle, circulate|
|3.||revolve (motion) cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis|
|Samples||She rolled the ball.|
They rolled their eyes at his words.
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||displace, move|
|Verb group||roll, turn over|