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Synonyms for pivot
ˈpɪv ətpiv·ot

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pivot, pivot mannoun

    the person in a rank around whom the others wheel and maneuver

    Synonyms:
    pin, pivot man

  2. pivot, pinnoun

    axis consisting of a short shaft that supports something that turns

    Synonyms:
    fall, thole, flag, stick, pin tumbler, pivot man, pin, rowlock, tholepin, oarlock, peg, personal identification number, bowling pin

  3. pivotverb

    the act of turning on (or as if on) a pivot

    "the golfer went to the driving range to practice his pivot"

    Synonyms:
    pin, pivot man

  4. pivot, swivelverb

    turn on a pivot

    Synonyms:
    swivel

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. pivotverb

    Synonyms:
    turn, hinge, depend

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How to use pivot in a sentence?

  1. George Sherman:

    We're at the end of the console cycle, gaming as an industry could not be stronger... it's us that needs to pivot. It's GameStop that needs to make some changes.

  2. Timothy Naftali:

    The '70s are a pivot in how the U.S. deals with terrorism.

  3. Ricarda Braatz:

    We have a Washoe County school district which is face-to-face for the elementary students, five days a week and then hybrid, [ with ] an A and B schedule for middle and high school. In Silver State, we have all three models opening up. STUDENTS DEMAND TUITION CUTS AS MORE COLLEGES PIVOT TO VIRTUAL LEARNING Debates over whether to send students back to the classroom or maintain remote learning have been a polarizing and politically charged subject.PresidentTrump has advocated for schools to fully re-open across the board, while Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has pushed for a more cautiousapproach that takes into accountlocalinfection rates. Coronavirus hospitalizations in Nevada have continued to drop and the daily positivity rate has decreased to 9.1 %, according to data from the Southern Nevada Health District released last Friday. For Ricarda Braatz, sending her two kids back to school was a no-brainer. Does the risk of sending them to school outweigh the risk of keeping them at home ? I think very much so, i think that were doing a disservice by not sending them back.

  4. Rick Wilson:

    Marco Rubio hopes to distinguish Marco Rubio in the Donald Trump wars that have ensnared some Republicans by punching and pivoting — strike clean, precision blows and then immediately pivot back to Marco Rubio agenda and Marco Rubio view of what the race should be about. He does n’t play Trump’s game the way many of the candidates have.

  5. Matt Brooks:

    His comment about Netanyahu and Israel is a pivot to deflect from the fact that he’s unwilling and unprepared to condemn the hatred of Mr. Farrakhan.

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