Synonyms for Circumnavigating:


rotating (adjective)
rotating, circulating, twisting, revolving, turning, Gyrating, Pirouetting, whirling.


rotating (verb)
wheeling, Eddying, screwing.

Usage examples for Circumnavigating

  1. When Magellan, for instance, demonstrated that this planet of ours was round by circumnavigating it, the ship returning to the port from which it started, did he take away the old flat earth, fixed and anchored, immovable, around which the sun moved? – Our Unitarian Gospel by Minot Savage
  2. Is thinking of circumnavigating Africa this time. – The Return of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  3. Even along the east coast of North Novaya Zemlya the sea was open, but the stock of provisions, intended at their departure from Archangel for fourteen months, was now so low, that the gallant Polar explorer could not avail himself of this opportunity of perhaps circumnavigating the whole of Novaya Zemlya. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold