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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  1. wheel

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How to use wheel in a sentence?

  1. Fumio Kishida:

    Through candid dialogue with the Chinese side, I want to get the wheel turning to create the Sino-Japanese relations that are suitable for a new age.

  2. Michihiko Iwamoto:

    I love it, when I sit in the driver's seat, and hold the steering wheel, I feel transported back to my youth.

  3. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Work and acquire, and thou hast chained the wheel of Chance.

  4. Monique Bastos:

    Monique Bastos, an MMA fighter who was on Monique Bastos way to jiu-jitsu training, Esquire reported, said two men jumped Monique Bastos and stole Monique Bastos cellphone on a crowded street in Acailandia, Brazil. One fled, but Monique Bastos said Monique Bastos managed to personally subdue the other. I tried to hold my phone, and I realized they were not armed. When they tried to escape, I lifted the rear wheel of the bike and they fell on the ground. The guy who took my phone ran away, but I was able to get the other one.

  5. Chris Helsel:

    With mobility companies looking to the sky for the answer to the challenges of urban transport and congestion, our work on advanced tire architectures and materials led us to imagine a wheel that could serve both as a traditional tire on the road and as a propulsion system in the sky.

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