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gravitate

[grav-i-teyt] /ˈgræv ɪˌteɪt/
verb (used without object), gravitated, gravitating.
1.
to move or tend to move under the influence of gravitational force.
2.
to tend toward the lowest level; sink; fall.
3.
to have a natural tendency or be strongly attracted (usually followed by to or toward):
Musicians gravitate toward one another.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; < Neo-Latin gravitātus (past participle of gravitāre). See gravity, -ate1
Related forms
gravitater, noun
supergravitate, verb (used without object), supergravitated, supergravitating.
ungravitating, adjective
Synonyms
3. incline, tend, lean, move.
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gravitate

/ˈɡrævɪˌteɪt/
verb (intransitive)
1.
(physics) to move under the influence of gravity
2.
usually foll by to or towards. to be influenced or drawn, as by strong impulses
3.
to sink or settle
Derived Forms
gravitater, noun
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