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verb wheel pronunciation in American English /wil/wheel pronunciation in American English /hwil/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlewheeling
past tensewheeled
past participlewheeled
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  1. 1
    [transitive] to move something that has wheels by pushing it
    A man was wheeling his shopping cart to the checkout counter.
    I had to get off and wheel the bike along.
    1. a.
      to move someone in something that has wheels
      They wheeled him into the operating room.
      She quickly wheeled the baby across the street.
  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] to make circular movements in the air
    The birds wheeled overhead and flew off.



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