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Definition of orbit verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[transitive, intransitive] orbit (around) somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they orbit
he / she / it orbits
past simple orbited
-ing form orbiting
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to move in an orbit (= a curved path) around a much larger object, especially a planet, star, etc. The earth takes a year to orbit the sun.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: orbit

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