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1. wheel

noun. ['ˈwiːl, ˈhwiːl'] a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines).

Synonyms

  • paddle wheel
  • gear
  • nosewheel
  • grinding wheel
  • roller
  • sprocket wheel
  • balance wheel
  • driving wheel
  • daisy print wheel
  • balance
  • trundle
  • pinwheel
  • roulette
  • wheeled vehicle
  • felly
  • geared wheel
  • sprocket
  • cogwheel
  • toothed wheel
  • rowel
  • potter's wheel
  • water wheel
  • simple machine
  • gear wheel
  • machine
  • felloe
  • daisy wheel
  • car wheel
  • cartwheel
  • handwheel
  • paddlewheel
  • rim
  • wagon wheel
  • ratchet wheel
  • buffing wheel
  • waterwheel
  • emery wheel

Antonyms

  • closed chain
  • unchain
  • unfasten
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • whele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hweogol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Wheel

  • pospisil
  • mendivil
  • automobile
  • zavadil
  • villarreal
  • villamil
  • vandriel
  • becerril
  • vantil
  • vanheel
  • puerile
  • pierceall
  • mczeal
  • mcniel
  • mcneill
  • mcneil
  • mcneel
  • mcneal
  • mcgreal
  • mcdeal
  • macneill
  • macneil
  • macneal
  • jabril
  • genteel
  • corniel
  • corneal
  • congeal
  • conceal
  • braziel

How do you pronounce wheel?

Pronounce wheel as wil.

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Sentences with wheel


1. Noun, singular or mass
Look through the wheel well and you will be able to see the fuel filter.

Quotes about wheel


1. We go through the whole season working on next season's car and developing the car and making sure we fit in the car and all that sort of stuff. And we obviously give ideas of what we would hope next year's car would have even if it's small things like buttons on the steering wheel and different positions and whatever.
- Jenson Button

2. For instance, on the planet Earth, man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much—the wheel, New York, wars and so on—whilst all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man—for precisely the same reasons.
- Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

3. One of my producers said this business is like a hamster on that little wheel thing that goes around and around. You may have a great day and get great ratings, but then you've got another show to do - whatever moment of success or happiness you have you've got to keep grinding it out for the next day.
- Sean Hannity

2. wheel

verb. ['ˈwiːl, ˈhwiːl'] change directions as if revolving on a pivot.

Synonyms

  • go around
  • wheel around
  • revolve
  • rotate

Antonyms

  • enter
  • hop out
  • stand still
  • push

Etymology

  • whele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hweogol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. wheel

noun. ['ˈwiːl, ˈhwiːl'] a handwheel that is used for steering.

Synonyms

  • handwheel
  • steering mechanism
  • steering system

Antonyms

  • layman
  • unburden
  • detach
  • unsaddle

Etymology

  • whele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hweogol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. wheel

verb. ['ˈwiːl, ˈhwiːl'] wheel somebody or something.

Synonyms

  • wheel around

Antonyms

  • pull
  • unwind

Etymology

  • whele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hweogol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. wheel

verb. ['ˈwiːl, ˈhwiːl'] move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle.

Synonyms

  • go
  • bowl
  • locomote
  • travel
  • troll
  • roll

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend
  • go

Etymology

  • whele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hweogol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. wheel

verb. ['ˈwiːl, ˈhwiːl'] ride a bicycle.

Synonyms

  • unicycle
  • ride
  • cycle
  • bicycle
  • pedal
  • bike

Antonyms

  • rise
  • precede
  • advance
  • rush

Etymology

  • whele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hweogol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. wheel

noun. ['ˈwiːl, ˈhwiːl'] an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims.

Synonyms

  • rack

Antonyms

  • imbalance
  • straight line

Etymology

  • whele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hweogol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. wheel

noun. ['ˈwiːl, ˈhwiːl'] game equipment consisting of a wheel with slots that is used for gambling; the wheel rotates horizontally and players bet on which slot the roulette ball will stop in.

Synonyms

  • roulette wheel

Antonyms

  • uncommon
  • extraordinariness

Etymology

  • whele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hweogol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. wheel

noun. ['ˈwiːl, ˈhwiːl'] a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals.

Synonyms

  • velocipede
  • safety bike
  • ordinary
  • sprocket wheel
  • pedal
  • push-bike
  • tandem
  • splash guard
  • saddle
  • handlebar
  • splash-guard
  • wheeled vehicle
  • bicycle seat
  • sprocket
  • mountain bike
  • bicycle-built-for-two
  • kickstand
  • off-roader
  • tandem bicycle
  • cycle
  • safety bicycle
  • foot pedal
  • bicycle
  • ordinary bicycle
  • chain
  • foot lever
  • coaster brake
  • treadle
  • mudguard
  • all-terrain bike
  • bike

Antonyms

  • radial asymmetry
  • asymmetry
  • disproportion
  • inequality

Etymology

  • whele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hweogol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. wheel

noun. ['ˈwiːl, ˈhwiːl'] forces that provide energy and direction.

Antonyms

  • ride

Etymology

  • whele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hweogol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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