Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: revolved
IPA transcription: [ɹiv'ɑlvd]
Pronunciations of revolved
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: rotated, revolved
    Meaning: turned in a circle around an axis
Usage examples
  • Food and drink were most often the pivots about which our dreams revolved.
  • How many ages perhaps revolved, before men beheld any other fire but that of the heavens?
  • It continued to spin; but he never lost sight of the fact round which it revolved, namely, that he had been dismissed from the service of the bank.
  • And now, since both his sons were dead, his mind revolved anxiously the question what provision he should make for the government of the empire after his decease.
  • Different worlds of imagination revolved in the two men's minds. Theophilus Waldron thought of the children, and of his father the governor, and of the family pride.
  • He revolved a thousand plans by which he should be enabled to prolong the deceit until it might be no longer necessary, and secretly to take his daughter with him when he departed.
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