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Definition 1: move due to the pull of gravitation - [verb of motion]

Samples where gravitate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The stars gravitate towards each other

(gravitate is a kind of ...) move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

"He moved his hand slightly to the right"

Definition 2: be attracted to - [verb of stative]

Samples where gravitate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Boys gravitate towards girls at that age

(gravitate is a kind of ...) have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

"John is rich" "This is not a good answer"

Definition 3: move toward - [verb of stative]

Samples where gravitate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The conversation gravitated towards politics

(gravitate is a kind of ...) have a tendency or disposition to do or be something; be inclined

"She tends to be nervous before her lectures" "These dresses run small" "He inclined to corpulence"

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