Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) whirl, commotion (confused movement) "he was caught up in a whirl of work"; "a commotion of people fought for the exits"
- S: (n) whirl, swirl, vortex, convolution (the shape of something rotating rapidly)
- S: (n) crack, fling, go, pass, whirl, offer (a usually brief attempt) "he took a crack at it"; "I gave it a whirl"
- S: (n) spin, twirl, twist, twisting, whirl (the act of rotating rapidly) "he gave the crank a spin"; "it broke off after much twisting"
- S: (v) twirl, swirl, twiddle, whirl (turn in a twisting or spinning motion) "The leaves swirled in the autumn wind"
- S: (v) whirl, birl, spin, twirl (cause to spin) "spin a coin"
- S: (v) eddy, purl, whirlpool, swirl, whirl (flow in a circular current, of liquids)
- S: (v) spin, spin around, whirl, reel, gyrate (revolve quickly and repeatedly around one's own axis) "The dervishes whirl around and around without getting dizzy"
- S: (v) whirl, tumble, whirl around (fly around) "The clothes tumbled in the dryer"; "rising smoke whirled in the air"