Rotate Ro"tate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rotated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Rotating}.] 1. To turn, as a wheel, round an axis; to revolve. [1913 Webster]

2. To perform any act, function, or operation in turn, to hold office in turn; as, to rotate in office. [1913 Webster]

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