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verb American English pronunciation: revolve /rɪˈvɑlv/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrevolve
he/she/itrevolves
present participlerevolving
past tenserevolved
past participlerevolved

Related dictionary definitions

  1. [intransitive] to turn or spin around a central point

    The platform revolved to reveal a whole new stage setting.

    revolve on:

    The Earth revolves on its axis.

    revolve around:

    The planets revolve around the Sun.

    1. a.
      [transitive] to make something turn in a circle

      A foot pedal is used to revolve the wheel.

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