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Definition of cycle verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cycle
    he / she / it cycles
    past simple cycled
    -ing form cycling
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  1. 1  [intransitive] (+adv./prep.) to ride a bicycle; to travel by bicycle I usually cycle home through the park. compare bicycle, bike
  2. 2[intransitive, transitive] to move in, follow, or put something through a regularly repeated series of events or actions + adv./prep. Economies cycle regularly between boom and slump. cycle something Our computer network cycles data 24 hours a day.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cycle