One entry found for revolve.
Main Entry: reˇvolve
Pronunciation: ri-välv, -vlv
Inflected Form(s): reˇvolved; reˇvolvˇing
Etymology: Middle English revolven "to turn over in the mind, cause to go around (on an axis)," from Latin revolvere "to roll back, cause to return," from re- "back, again" and volvere "to roll" --related to VOLUME --see Word History at VOLUME 1: to think over carefully 2 a: to move in an orbit b: to turn on or as if on an axis : ROTATE 3: RECUR 3 4: to have as a main point <the argument revolved around wages> - reˇvolvˇable /-väl-v-bl, -vl-/ adjective