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Revolve about   /rivˈɑlv əbˈaʊt/   Listen
Revolve about

Center upon.  Synonyms: center, center on, concentrate on, focus on, revolve around.  "Our day revolved around our work"

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"Revolve about" Quotes from Famous Books

... points and retrograde motions of the planets. He corrects definitely the order of the planets outwards from the sun, a matter which had been in dispute. A notable defect is due to the idea that a body can only revolve about another body or a point, as if rigidly connected with it, so that, in order to keep the earth's axis in a constant direction in space, he has to invent a third motion. His discussion of precession, which he rightly attributes to a slow motion of the earth's axis, ...
— Kepler • Walter W. Bryant

... believe in letting other people alone, and I insist upon being let alone myself. You see you make the whole world revolve about social distinctions. The fact is, isn't it, that social distinctions are ...
— The Great God Success • John Graham (David Graham Phillips)

Words linked to "Revolve about" :   pertain, touch, touch on, bear on, have-to doe with, focus on, relate, refer, concern, come to

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