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Synonyms for orbit
ˈɔr bɪtor·bit

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Wiktionary

  1. orbitverb

    Synonyms:
    tag along, circumambulate, launch

  2. orbitverb

    A circular or elliptical path of one object around another object.

    The Moon's orbit around the Earth takes nearly one month to complete.

    Synonyms:
    circumambulate, tag along, launch

  3. orbitverb

    To move around the general vicinity of something.

    The harried mother had a cloud of children orbiting her, asking for sweets.

    Synonyms:
    launch, circumambulate, tag along

  4. orbitnoun

    The course of one's usual progression, or the extent of one's typical range.

    The convenience store was a heavily travelled point in her daily orbit, as she purchased both cigarettes and lottery tickets there.

    Synonyms:
    tag along, launch, circumambulate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. orbit

    Synonyms:
    revolution, path, circuit, sphere

    Antonyms:
    eccentricity, deviation, perturbation

Princeton's WordNet

  1. orbit, celestial orbitnoun

    the (usually elliptical) path described by one celestial body in its revolution about another

    "he plotted the orbit of the moon"

    Synonyms:
    reach, sphere, range, domain, scope, arena, electron orbit, cranial orbit, area, compass, eye socket, ambit, field, celestial orbit, orbital cavity

  2. sphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arenanoun

    a particular environment or walk of life

    "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit"

    Synonyms:
    study, compass, land, heavens, sphere, demesne, knowledge base, field of study, plain, empyrean, welkin, ambit, sector, range, scope, eye socket, field of operations, country, subject field, reach, flying field, subject area, vault of heaven, celestial sphere, expanse, area, force field, line of business, sphere of influence, theater of operations, battlefield, theatre of operations, orbital cavity, bailiwick, stadium, playing area, field of view, champaign, scene of action, theatre, battleground, airfield, knowledge domain, cranial orbit, world, electron orbit, playing field, theater, discipline, region, firmament, field of operation, field of force, sports stadium, bowl, landing field, subject, domain, field of honor, arena, surface area, domain of a function, field, field of battle, celestial orbit, athletic field

  3. scope, range, reach, orbit, compass, ambitnoun

    an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"

    "a piano has a greater range than the human voice"; "the ambit of municipal legislation"; "within the compass of this article"; "within the scope of an investigation"; "outside the reach of the law"; "in the political orbit of a world power"

    Synonyms:
    compass, oscilloscope, background, sphere, electron orbit, scope, ambit, range, stove, eye socket, kitchen range, setting, area, range of a function, orbital cavity, grasp, cooking stove, chain, mountain range, reaching, range of mountains, stretch, kitchen stove, chain of mountains, cathode-ray oscilloscope, mountain chain, image, telescope, reach, domain, cranial orbit, arena, field, celestial orbit

  4. orbit, electron orbitnoun

    the path of an electron around the nucleus of an atom

    Synonyms:
    reach, sphere, range, domain, scope, arena, electron orbit, cranial orbit, area, compass, eye socket, ambit, field, celestial orbit, orbital cavity

  5. eye socket, orbit, cranial orbit, orbital cavityverb

    the bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball

    Synonyms:
    reach, range, domain, arena, scope, eye socket, electron orbit, cranial orbit, sphere, compass, ambit, field, celestial orbit, orbital cavity, area

  6. orb, orbit, revolveverb

    move in an orbit

    "The moon orbits around the Earth"; "The planets are orbiting the sun"; "electrons orbit the nucleus"

    Synonyms:
    go around, orb, revolve, roll, rotate

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Editors Contribution

  1. go around

    orbit has a literal meaning to go around something or someone

    the earth orbits the sun

    Submitted by samanthi.nethali on September 28, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. orbitnoun

    Synonyms:
    orb, circular path (of a celestial body)

  2. orbitnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Anat.) cavity of the eye

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "orbit":

    orbital, orbiting, track

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How to use orbit in a sentence?

  1. Richard Branson:

    While those investigations are ongoing and Mr Khashoggi presence is not known, I will suspend my directorships of the two tourism projects. Virgin will also suspend Mr Khashoggi presence discussions with the Public Investment Fund over the proposed investment in our space companies Virgin Galactic and Virgin Orbit.

  2. Jamie Cooper in Lincolnshire:

    I managed to photograph the comet approaching on Sunday evening through a small telescope, the comet has a similar orbit to the Great Comet of 1844, leading to speculation on whether C/2019 Y4 is a fragment of the same parent body.

  3. Mark Fernandez:

    This launch represents the first step into the next frontier of space exploration—a mission to Mars, mars astronauts won’t have near-instant access to high performance computing like those in low-earth orbit do.

  4. Jens David Ohlin:

    Is it just a story of Russia and WikiLeaks conspiring together to engage in computer hacking and then releasing information or was someone in Trump's orbit involved in that ?

  5. David Tholen:

    We think there could be thousands of small bodies like 2015 TG387 out on the Solar System's fringes, but their distance makes finding them very difficult, currently we would only detect 2015 TG387 when it is near its closest approach to the Sun. For some 99 percent of its 40,000-year orbit, it would be too faint to see.


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