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Dictionary definition for: Rotate

1. (v) turn on or around an axis or a center; "The Earth revolves around the Sun" "The lamb roast rotates on a spit over the fire"

2. (v) exchange on a regular basis; "We rotate the lead soprano every night"

3. (v) cause to turn on an axis or center; "Rotate the handle"

4. (v) perform a job or duty on a rotating basis; "Interns have to rotate for a few months"

5. (v) turn outward; "These birds can splay out their toes" "ballet dancers can rotate their legs out by 90 degrees"

6. (v) plant or grow in a fixed cyclic order of succession; "We rotate the crops so as to maximize the use of the soil"

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