clockwise

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈklɒkwaɪz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈklɑkˌwaɪz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(klokwīz′)


WordReference English Collocations © 2020

clockwise

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. is [rotating, spinning, turning] clockwise
  2. only [rotates] clockwise
  3. rotate [15] degrees clockwise
  4. going clockwise starting [with you, from the top]
  5. turn clockwise to [increase, decrease, tighten, lock]
  6. turn clockwise until
  7. turn the [dial, knob] clockwise (to)
  8. [turn, twist, screw] it in clockwise
adj
  1. [moving, rotating, spinning] in a clockwise direction
  2. [massage, apply] in a clockwise direction
  3. give it a clockwise [rotation, spin]
  4. a clockwise motion
additional examples
  1. [moving, rotating, spinning] in a clockwise direction
  2. [massage, apply] in a clockwise direction
  3. give it a clockwise [rotation, spin]
  4. a clockwise motion
  5. is [rotating, spinning, turning] clockwise
  6. only [rotates] clockwise
  7. rotate [15] degrees clockwise
  8. going clockwise starting [with you, from the top]
  9. turn clockwise to [increase, decrease, tighten, lock]
  10. turn clockwise until
  11. turn the [dial, knob] clockwise (to)
  12. [turn, twist, screw] it in clockwise
  13. (it) screws in clockwise
  14. clockwise and counterclockwise
  15. UK: clockwise and anti-clockwise
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