What is another word 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

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  1. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    We are in a ghostly matrix, we are in the past and this is our eternity. In the time loop of karmic nostalgia, reincarnation and the wheel of samsara, where the philosophical romance of the soul and heart intensifies. We do not understand that we have been dead for a long time. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  2. Veryan Khan:

    According to the Algerian security forces, Safieddine al-Mauritani and another member of the group were traveling to Mali in a four-wheel vehicle loaded with arms and a considerable amount of cash to execute attacks.

  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. 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.

  5. Maureen Vogel:

    That's a serious disconnect. Every time you see somebody using a telephone behind the wheel, whether that's texting or talking, you need to be able to pull them over right away and ticket them for it.

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