Gravitate

Grav"i*tate

(?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gravitated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Gravitating (?).] [Cf. F. graviter. See Gravity.] 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.
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Why does this apple fall to the ground? Because all bodies gravitate toward each other.
Sir W. Hamilton.
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Politicians who naturally gravitate towards the stronger party.
Macaulay.
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