rotate

Word of the Day

rotate

Pronunciation /rə(ʊ)ˈteɪt/
verb
1 Move or cause to move in a circle round an axis or centre.
2 no object – Pass to each member of a group in a regularly recurring order.
2.1 with object – Grow (different crops) in succession on a particular piece of land to avoid exhausting the soil.
2.2 with object – Change the position of (tyres) on a motor vehicle to distribute wear.

Origin
Late 17th century from Latin rotat- ‘turned in a circle’, from the verb rotare, from rota ‘wheel’.

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Beyond merely rotating a list words, the word of the day attempts to adhere to the NO REPEAT rule.

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