gravitate gravitate  /ˈɡræ vɪ ˌteɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) move toward
  2. (v) be attracted to
  3. (v) move due to the pull of gravitation

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Most tourists tend to gravitate first towards the famed retail stretch of Orchard Road.
  2. Both gay and straight men, for example, tend to prefer younger partners, in contrast to women, who gravitate toward older partners.
  3. The theory is that as folks stop eating out and start to look for cheaper grub they'll gravitate to canned soups.

News

  1. NVIDIA shakes up business model with Kepler licensing

    We’ve heard extensively about the gradual decline of the consumer PC market, with industry leaders feeling the pain as consumers gravitate towards more mobile devices: tablets and smartphones. NVIDIA is one such company that has felt the squeeze, and its response is a strong one: an expansion of its business model with an announcement that Read The Full Story
    on June 19, 2013     Source: SlashGear

  2. Grills Done the American Way

    For us carnivores, outdoor grilling can be a bastion of tranquility. Enjoying an adult beverage and "checking the meat" seems to be one of the favorite activities of men during the warm weather months. Whether alone or in groups- like our hunter-gatherer ancestors- men gravitate to the flame; knowing they are fulfilling their destiny of feeding the tribe. Complementing a man on his grill skills ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Industry Week

Quotes

  1. Speaking to the GOPAC, Pawlenty said, "say what you will about Barack Obama : people gravitate when you have something positive to say."
    on Aug 6, 2008 By: Tim Pawlenty Source: CBS News

  2. "I don't know, the ball just seems to gravitate towards me," Blalock said with a sheepish chuckle.
    on Dec 20, 2008 By: Justin Blalock Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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