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Overview of verb rotate

The verb rotate has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (8) revolve, go around, rotate

(turn on or around an axis or a center; "The Earth revolves around the Sun"; "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire")

2. (1) rotate

(exchange on a regular basis; "We rotate the lead soprano every night")

3. (1) rotate

(perform a job or duty on a rotating basis; "Interns have to rotate for a few months")

4. rotate, circumvolve

(cause to turn on an axis or center; "Rotate the handle")

5. turn out, splay, spread out, rotate

(turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes"; "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees")

6. rotate

(plant or grow in a fixed cyclic order of succession; "We rotate the crops so as to maximize the use of the soil") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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