What are some alternative words for wheel?

Synonyms for wheel
ʰwil, wil

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term wheel.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. wheel(noun)

    a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)

    rack, bike, roulette wheel, bicycle, steering wheel, cycle

  2. steering wheel, wheel(noun)

    a handwheel that is used for steering

    rack, roulette wheel, bike, bicycle, steering wheel, cycle

  3. wheel(noun)

    forces that provide energy and direction

    "the wheels of government began to turn"

    rack, bike, roulette wheel, bicycle, steering wheel, cycle

  4. wheel(noun)

    a circular helm to control the rudder of a vessel

    rack, bike, roulette wheel, bicycle, steering wheel, cycle

  5. roulette wheel, wheel(noun)

    game equipment consisting of a wheel with slots that is used for gambling; the wheel rotates horizontally and players bet on which slot the roulette ball will stop in

    cycle, rack, bike, roulette wheel, bicycle, steering wheel

  6. rack, wheel(noun)

    an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims

    bicycle, wrack, single-foot, cycle, stand, roulette wheel, bike, rack, steering wheel

  7. bicycle, bike, wheel, cycle(verb)

    a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals

    cycles/second, bicycle, rack, cycle, oscillation, roulette wheel, bike, cps, motorcycle, rhythm, steering wheel, hertz, cycle per second, round

  8. wheel, wheel around(verb)

    change directions as if revolving on a pivot

    "They wheeled their horses around and left"

    bicycle, bike, roll, cycle, pedal, wheel around

  9. wheel, wheel around(verb)

    wheel somebody or something

    bicycle, bike, roll, cycle, pedal, wheel around

  10. wheel, roll(verb)

    move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle

    "The President's convoy rolled past the crowds"

    wave, wrap, rove, hustle, range, turn over, stray, ramble, cast, pluck, revolve, wind, roll, flap, swan, wander, cycle, wheel around, drift, roll out, seethe, pedal, undulate, twine, tramp, bicycle, roam, vagabond, roll up, bike

  11. bicycle, cycle, bike, pedal, wheel(verb)

    ride a bicycle

    wheel around, bicycle, cycle, pedal, bike, roll, motorcycle, motorbike


  1. wheel(noun)

    wheel rim


Editors Contribution

  1. circumrotate

    your head spins like a wheel

    in the lego movie, emet uses his head to circumrotate.

    Submitted by anonymous on January 21, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wheel(v. n.)

    revolve, rotate, turn, gyrate, roll, turn round, move round

  2. wheel(v. n.)

    deviate, deflect, diverge, turn aside, alter one's course

  3. wheel(v. a.)

    whirl, twirl, spin, put into a rotatory motion

  4. wheel(v. a.)

    move on wheels, convey on wheels

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. wheel(n)

    cycle, truckle, caster, roulette, rowel, gear, cogwheel, miter wheel, pulley, sheave (wheel of a pulley)

    Associated words:
    spoke, felly, hub, strake, tire, straddle, cog, sprocket, linchpin, arbor, axle, axletree, sprag, traction, trochilics, trochilic, ratchet, flange, skid, rotiform

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    rueda, flywheel, wheels, flyer, volante, rim, tire, flying, wheeled, rudder, saucer, parade, roulette, tyre, slotted

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How to use wheel in a sentence?

  1. Seneca:

    While the fates permit, live happily life speeds on with hurried step, and with winged days the wheel of the headlong year is turned.

  2. Fred Jonestold Fox:

    The suspect was passed out behind the wheel, and so the officer tapped on the glass, the guy woke up and he threw the car into drive and went into [ a ] fence.

  3. Victoria Rosenblatt:

    When I am at the wheel, that is the time that I'm not thinking about anything else, so it is centering time for me.

  4. Richard Thorpe:

    Legumes should be a mainstay of an American diet? a wheel barrel of spinach is better for you?

  5. Ateev Mehrotra:

    It's a hamster wheel environment.

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