The planets revolve around the sun.
Their troubles revolve around money management.
Revolved the matter in his mind.
His credit line revolves.
An example of revolve is thinking about work while trying to go to sleep.
An example of revolve is spinning a toy top.
An example of revolve is a ballet dancer doing a pirouette.
The Earth revolves around the sun.
The Earth revolves once every twenty-four hours.
The program revolves through all the queues before returning to the start.
The centuries revolve.
Origin of revolve
- Middle English revolven to change direction from Old French revolver to reflect upon from Latin revolvere to turn over, roll back, reflect upon re- re- volvere to roll wel-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition