Variant of rotate
- to turn around or cause to turn around a center point or axis; revolve
- to go or cause to go in a regular and recurring succession of changes; take, or cause to take, turns: to rotate crops
Origin: from Classical Latin rotatus, past participle of rotare, to turn from rota, wheel: see roll
Origin: < L rota, wheel + -ate
- rotatable adjective
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