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Synonyms for wheel

Synonyms for wheel

a closed plane curve everywhere equidistant from a fixed point or something shaped like this

circular movement around a point or about an axis

to move or cause to move in circles or around an axis

to run and control (a motor vehicle)

to turn or cause to turn in place, as on a hinge or fixed point, tracing an arclike path

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Synonyms for wheel

a handwheel that is used for steering

forces that provide energy and direction

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a circular helm to control the rudder of a vessel

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game equipment consisting of a wheel with slots that is used for gambling

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an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims

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change directions as if revolving on a pivot

wheel somebody or something

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

ride a bicycle

References in classic literature ?
Weller wheeled his master nimbly to the green hill, shot him dexterously out by the very side of the basket, and proceeded to unpack it with the utmost despatch.
Pickwick was wheeled in compliance with this imperious mandate; and the great Captain Boldwig, swelling with indignation, proceeded on his walk.
The victim finally arrived, bound to the tail of a cart, and when he had been hoisted upon the platform, where he could be seen from all points of the Place, bound with cords and straps upon the wheel of the pillory, a prodigious hoot, mingled with laughter and acclamations, burst forth upon the Place.
Along the margin came those who were on foot threatened by the wheels, stumbling in the ditches, blundering into one another.
A brewer's dray rumbled by with its two near wheels splashed with fresh blood.
'Our Lord Himself cannot make the Wheel swing backward.
Our horseman, now within a quarter of a mile of the crest, suddenly wheels to the left and gallops in a direction parallel to it.
One moment only and he wheels right about and is speeding like the wind straight down the slope - toward his friends, toward his death!
And as this idea of fulfilling Wolf Larsen's order persisted in my dazed consciousness, I seemed to see him standing at the wheel in the midst of the wild welter, pitting his will against the will of the storm and defying it.
The ball went hopping round the wheel until it began to settle through the notches.
The train, jerking at regular intervals at the junctions of the rails, rolled by the platform, past a stone wall, a signal-box, past other trains; the wheels, moving more smoothly and evenly, resounded with a slight clang on the rails.
Another day, Chanticleer and Partlet wished to ride out together; so Chanticleer built a handsome carriage with four red wheels, and harnessed six mice to it; and then he and Partlet got into the carriage, and away they drove.
The creature in the chair checked his furious wheels, and looked back over his shoulder with an impish curiosity horrible to see.
Then the creatures shook their front wheels at Dorothy in a threatening manner, and it seemed they were able to speak as well as to make their dreadful outcries, for several of them shouted:
At last he came to a part of the road where the wheels sank half-way into the mire, and the more the horses pulled, the deeper sank the wheels.