gravitate definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • to maneuver responding into force of gravity.
    • to maneuver downward.
    • To be attracted by or as if by an irresistible force: "My excuse must be that all Celts gravitate towards each other” ( Oscar Wilde).
    • To obey regulations of gravitation; to use a force or force, or usually go, intoxicated by gravitation; to have a tendency in any course or toward any object.
  • verb:
    • to go underneath the force of gravity.
    • (figuratively) To tend or drift towards some body or something like that, like becoming pulled by gravity.
    • move toward
    • move because of the pull of gravitation
    • be interested in
  • others:
    • becoming impacted by gravitation; yield into force of gravity; tend toward the best level attainable, as a rock loosened from a mountain.
    • Hence To be strongly attracted; have a natural tendency toward a certain point or object.
    • To allow to fall or go downward beneath the activity of gravitation; manipulate (as gravel, in diamond-mining) so your weightier portions sink toward bottom.

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