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Definition of Revolve


  1. To turn or roll round on, or as on, an axis, like a wheel; to rotate, -- which is the more specific word in this sense.
  2. To move in a curved path round a center; as, the planets revolve round the sun.
  3. To pass in cycles; as, the centuries revolve.
  4. To return; to pass.
  5. To cause to turn, as on an axis.
  6. Hence, to turn over and over in the mind; to reflect repeatedly upon; to consider all aspects of.
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Revolve Translations

revolve in French is ruminer, ruminons, ruminez, ruminent
revolve in German is umkreise, umkreisen, sich drehen
revolve in Swedish is rotera