how to pronounce revolve


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revolve is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of revolve in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… do they rotate or revolve end up with a …”

meanings of revolve


  1. To move in order or sequence.
  2. (Mental activity.).
  3. To cause (something) to turn around a central point.
  4. (Physical movement.).
  5. To ponder on; to reflect repeatedly upon; to consider all aspects of.
  6. To rotate around an axis.
  7. To bring back into a particular place or condition; to restore.
  8. To orbit a central point (especially of a celestial body).
  9. To read through, to study (a book, author etc.).


  1. The rotation of part of the scenery within a theatrical production.
  2. The rotating section itself.
  3. A radical change; revolution.

revolve frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word revolve occurs in english on average 2.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics revolve can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that revolve can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) education, science, and technology;

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