revolve in the mind

revolve in the mind
index ponder, reflect (ponder), study

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  • Revolve — Re*volve , v. t. 1. To cause to turn, as on an axis. [1913 Webster] Then in the east her turn she shines, Revolved on heaven s great axile. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, to turn over and over in the mind; to reflect repeatedly upon; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • revolve — [ri välv′, rivôlv′] vt. revolved, revolving [ME revolven < L revolvere < re , back + volvere, to roll: see WALK] 1. to turn over in the mind; reflect on 2. to cause to travel in a circle or orbit 3. to cause to rotate, or spin around an… …   English World dictionary

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  • revolve — verb (revolved; revolving) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin revolvere to roll back, cause to return, from re + volvere to roll more at voluble Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to turn over at length in the mind ; ponder < revolve a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • revolve — re•volve [[t]rɪˈvɒlv[/t]] v. volved, volv•ing 1) to move in a curving course or orbit: The earth revolves around the sun[/ex] 2) to turn around or rotate, as on an axis: The wheel revolved slowly[/ex] 3) to focus or center 4) to proceed or occur… …   From formal English to slang

  • revolve — revolvable, adj. revolvably, adv. /ri volv /, v., revolved, revolving. v.i. 1. to move in a circular or curving course or orbit: The earth revolves around the sun. 2. to turn around or rotate, as on an axis: The wheel revolves slowly. 3. to… …   Universalium

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