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Definition of Rotate

Rotate

  1. Having the parts spreading out like a wheel; wheel-shaped; as, a rotate spicule or scale; a rotate corolla, i.e., a monopetalous corolla with a flattish border, and no tube or a very short one.
  2. To turn, as a wheel, round an axis; to revolve.
  3. To perform any act, function, or operation in turn, to hold office in turn; as, to rotate in office.
  4. To cause to turn round or revolve, as a wheel around an axle.
  5. To cause to succeed in turn; esp., to cause to succeed some one, or to be succeeded by some one, in office.

Rotate Quotations

I do all the cooking in our family. I'm a utilitarian cook, rather than an adventurous one - I only have about 15 recipes in my repertoire that I rotate - but I love being able to go down to the river and catch a 30 lb. salmon, then grill it on the barbecue.
Patrick Duffy

One of my books is a hallucinogen, an aphrodisiac, a mood elevator, an intellectual garage door opener, and a metaphysical trash compactor. They'll do everything except rotate your tires.
Tom Robbins

Celebrate your child's achievement, then rotate it when the next mini-masterpiece comes along. Then chuck the old picture. Don't worry that you're throwing away a memory. Your children will remember your praise more than they will remember the picture with macaroni and glitter glued on it.
Niecy Nash

I have ADD or something. Even when I am doing something, it's me on the computer, I'm painting and I'm writing music. I have to rotate what I'm doing every 15 minutes.
Charlyne Yi

We all live on the same planet, it is our only home, so... we used to rotate crops back in the day and, you know, who cares if you're going to make a profit if everybody's too dead or glowing in the dark to be able to purchase anything.
Michael Berryman
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Rotate Translations

rotate in German is drehen, rotieren, rotieren, rotiere
rotate in Italian is rotare
rotate in Spanish is rodar, rotar
rotate in Swedish is rotera