Definition of orbit noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


; ˈɔːrbɪt
1 [countable, uncountable] a curved path followed by a planet or an object as it moves around another planet, star, moon, etcthe earth's orbit around the suna space station in orbit round the moonA new satellite has been put into orbit around the earth.2 [singular] an area that a particular person, organization, etc. deals with or is able to influenceto come/fall/be within somebody's orbit