One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘overhead, the fan revolved slowly’
go round, turn round, rotate, spin, whirl, pirouette, wheel
2‘the moon revolves around the earth’
circle, go, travel, orbit, gyrate, circulate, loop, wheel
3‘a man whose life revolves around cars’
be concerned with, be preoccupied with, be absorbed in, focus on, concentrate on, centre around, hang on, rely on, rest on, pivot on
4‘they were revolving various thoughts in their minds’
think about, give thought to, consider, reflect on, mull over, contemplate, study, meditate on, muse on, think over, think on, deliberate about, deliberate on, cogitate about, cogitate on, dwell on, brood on, brood over, agonize over, worry about, ruminate about, ruminate on, ruminate over, chew over, puzzle over, speculate about, weigh up, review, turn over
archaic pore on
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