Meaning of wheel

wheel

Pronunciation: (hwēl, wēl), [key]
—v.t.
  1. to cause to turn, rotate, or revolve, as on an axis.
  2. to perform (a movement) in a circular or curving direction.
  3. to move, roll, or convey on wheels, casters, etc.: The servants wheel the tables out.
  4. to provide (a vehicle, machine, etc.) with wheels.
—v.i.
  1. to turn on or as on an axis or about a center; revolve, rotate, or pivot.
  2. to move in a circular or curving course: pigeons wheeling above.
  3. to turn so as to face in a different direction (often fol. by about or around): He wheeled about and faced his opponent squarely.
  4. to change one's opinion or procedure (often fol. by about or around): He wheeled around and argued for the opposition.
  5. to roll along on or as on wheels; travel along smoothly: The car wheeled along the highway.
  6. to turn: Right wheel!
  7. to operate dynamically for one's own profit or benefit.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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