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Synonyms for rotation
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rotation, rotary motion(noun)

    the act of rotating as if on an axis

    "the rotation of the dancer kept time with the music"

    Synonyms:
    revolution, rotary motion, gyration

  2. rotation(noun)

    (mathematics) a transformation in which the coordinate axes are rotated by a fixed angle about the origin

    Synonyms:
    revolution, rotary motion, gyration

  3. rotation, revolution, gyration(noun)

    a single complete turn (axial or orbital)

    "the plane made three rotations before it crashed"; "the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year"

    Synonyms:
    revolution, rotary motion, whirling, gyration

  4. rotation(noun)

    a planned recurrent sequence (of crops or personnel etc.)

    "crop rotation makes a balanced demand on the fertility of the soil"; "the manager had only four starting pitchers in his rotation"

    Synonyms:
    revolution, rotary motion, gyration

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rotation

    Synonyms:
    turn, series, order, succession, revolution, course, reversion, recurrence

    Antonyms:
    simultaneity, perpetuity, constancy, non-intermittence, contemporaneousness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rotation(n)

    Synonyms:
    turning, revolution, succession

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "rotation":

    rotational, turnover, swivel, rotating, roto, rotations, rotate, alternation, pivot, brakes, turns, succession, rollover, rotary, flip, rolling, revolution

How to pronounce rotation?

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How to say rotation in sign language?

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How to use rotation in a sentence?

  1. Hiroshi Watanabe:

    Unless we have external shocks such as a resurgence of U.S.-China trade tensions or a war in the Middle East, it is hard to see the U.S. economy falling apart, there could be a great rotation to stocks from bonds. Emerging markets are likely to benefit from investors' bullish mood too.

  2. Justin Onuekwusi:

    We're seeing yields backing up and safe havens and defensive equities underperform so we are seeing a bit rotation. I don't think it's a structural shift, it's just that markets went too far and too soon, and we are seeing alleviation of that move, the market is being driven by two extremes: one if we get further deceleration in trade, the probability of recession becomes quite high. But if we get a (Sino-U.S. trade deal) we could see confidence coming back.

  3. Hermes Gadelha:

    The rotation of the sperm is something that is very important. It's something that allows the sperm to regain a symmetry and actually be able to go straight.

  4. Ross Mayfield:

    It’s a tech outperformance day which is pretty rare over the past two or three months as the cyclical rotation has kind of gotten underway.

  5. Jeff Jonas:

    I think the more general sector rotation has probably created a high bar for these companies, and I am a little worried that meeting expectations isn't even enough.


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