Synonyms of pivot in English:

pivot


See definition of pivot

noun

1‘the machine turns on a pivot’

SYNONYMS
central shaft, fulcrum, axis, axle, swivel, pin, hub, spindle, hinge, pintle, kingpin, gudgeon, trunnion

2‘his financial methods became the pivot of government policy’

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centre, focal point, focus, central point, hub, heart, nucleus, raison d'être, crux, keystone, cornerstone, linchpin, kingpin

verb

1‘a large panel in the side pivots inwards’

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rotate, turn, revolve, spin, swivel, twirl, whirl, wheel, oscillate

2‘the government's reaction pivoted on the response of the prime minister’

SYNONYMS
depend, hinge, turn, centre, hang, rely, rest, be contingent
revolve around