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1. pivot

verb. ['ˈpɪvət'] turn on a pivot.

Synonyms

  • swivel
  • turn

Antonyms

  • cool
  • curdle
  • get well

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Rhymes with Pivot

  • mcdivitt
  • mcdivett
  • privott
  • rivet
  • civet

How do you pronounce pivot?

Pronounce pivot as ˈpɪvət.

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Sentences with pivot


1. Noun, singular or mass
Loosen the drive belt on the attachment by moving the lever for the pivot tightener to the rear.

2. Adjective
Replace the silver screw to hold the pivot arm in place.

3. Verb, base form
Unclip the end of the metal hold-down wire (spring clip) and pivot it away from the bulb.

4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Rotary shavers cut hairs with multiple blade mechanisms that spin and pivot.

2. pivot

noun. ['ˈpɪvət'] axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns.

Synonyms

  • pintle
  • axis
  • axis of rotation
  • pin

Antonyms

  • heat
  • relax
  • tense
  • boil

3. pivot

noun. ['ˈpɪvət'] the act of turning on (or as if on) a pivot.

Synonyms

  • rotary motion

Antonyms

  • defeat
  • unfasten

4. pivot

noun. ['ˈpɪvət'] the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver.

Synonyms

  • marcher
  • parader

Antonyms

  • alkalize
  • nitrify
  • die
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