Gravitate

Definition of Gravitate

Grav´i`tate
v. i.1.To obey the law of gravitation; to exert a force or pressure, or tend to move, under the influence of gravitation; to tend in any direction or toward any object.
[imp. & p. p. Gravitated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gravitating .]
Why does this apple fall to the ground? Because all bodies gravitate toward each other.
- Sir W. Hamilton.
Politicians who naturally gravitate towards the stronger party.
- Macaulay.

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