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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋrotet 〕


〔 rouˊteit 〕

Overview of verb rotate

The verb rotate has 6 senses

  • revolve, go around, rotate -- (turn on or around an axis or a center; "The Earth revolves around the Sun"; "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire")

  • rotate -- (exchange on a regular basis; "We rotate the lead soprano every night")

  • rotate -- (perform a job or duty on a rotating basis; "Interns have to rotate for a few months")

  • rotate, circumvolve -- (cause to turn on an axis or center; "Rotate the handle")

  • turn out, splay, spread out, rotate -- (turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees")

  • rotate -- (plant or grow in a fixed cyclic order of succession; "We rotate the crops so as to maximize the use of the soil")