HyperDic: gyrate

English > 2 senses of the word gyrate:
VERBmotiongyrate, spiral, coilto wind or move in a spiral course
motiongyrate, spin, spin around, whirl, reelrevolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis
gyrate > pronunciation
Soundsjhay'rey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > gyrate: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTo wind or move in a spiral course.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example "the young people gyrated on the dance floor"
Synonymsspiral, coil
Broaderturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Spanishenrollarse, enrollar, girar
Catalangirar
Nounsgyrationthe act of rotating in a circle or spiral
English > gyrate: 2 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningrevolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsspin, spin around, whirl, reel
Narrowerwhirligigwhirl or spin like a whirligig
Broaderrevolve, go around, rotateturn on or around an axis or a center
Spanishgirar, narrar, rotar
Catalanarremolinar-se, arremolinar, fer girar, girar, narrar, rotar
Nounsgyrationthe act of rotating in a circle or spiral
gyrationa single complete turn (axial or orbital)

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