revolve

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɪˈvɒlv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪˈvɑlv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ri volv)


Inflections of 'revolve' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
revolves
v 3rd person singular
revolving
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
revolved
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
revolved
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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revolve

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [the Earth] revolves around [the Sun]
  2. the world doesn't revolve around you
  3. the [argument, dispute, doubt] revolved around the [issue, results, book]
  4. revolve in [orbit, orbits]
  5. revolves on its [axis, center]
  6. [ideas, thoughts, options] revolved in her mind
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