Translation of gravitate in Spanish:

gravitate

Pronunciation /ˈɡravɪteɪt//ˈɡrævəˌteɪt/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (be drawn)
    to gravitate toward / to sth/sb
    • young people tend to gravitate toward the big cities las grandes ciudades son un polo de atracción para los jóvenes
    • people of similar interests naturally gravitate toward each other uno tiende a acercarse a gente con intereses afines
    • The importance of Paris as an artistic centre, particularly in the book trade, meant that many foreign artists gravitated towards the French capital, attracted by the wealth of patrons.
    • The solution that they seem to be gravitating towards is immigration.
    • My husband is vegetarian, but the children aren't, so they can have anything they want in moderation, though my eldest daughter gravitates towards vegetarianism.
    • Writing songs from personal experience, Natalie gravitated towards country music because of its honesty and directness.
    • Here, his interests gravitated towards modernist painters such as Picasso and DeKooning.
    • They're found in all of the oceans of the world, but they gravitate towards the waters of the Arctics, where the food is plentiful and humans are rare.
    • My thoughts instantly gravitated towards him.
    • They made it clear that during the day people gravitate towards the town hall.
    • The political system is not opening, but the language of politics is clearly opening up, and it's gravitating towards what the youth would relate to, about popular culture, in effect.
    • Advertisers gravitate towards low end brands where negative feelings against them are outweighed by the fact that some percentage of overall listeners will convert to buyers.
    • Instead of stepping into the medical profession, he gravitated towards music.
    • During this time he took a Masters degree course in Trinity College in Anglo-Irish literature and his interests gravitated towards Dublin.
    • He had that presence which made people gravitate towards him.
    • I don't know why newspapers and magazines gravitate towards slander.
    • ‘The people with a passion for motor sports seem to gravitate towards it - if they can't be driving then it makes them feel a part of it,’ he says.
    • Fairly quickly, I gravitated towards one chat room in particular.
    • I could probably hazard a few surmises but I gravitated towards this kind of journalism, talking to strong personalities about their strongly-held beliefs because it's a comfortable position for me.
    • Seeing my arts students take their certificates as graduation today was a great moment, as was hearing what they are going to study as of next week - each of them seems to have gravitated towards the subject areas most suited to them.
    • Throughout my life, I've gravitated towards these amazing, exceptional people.
    • We were gravitating towards other people in similar fields who were making a difference.
  • 2

    (sink)
    to gravitate toward / to sth gravitar hacia algo
    • Fortunes gravitate to those whose minds have been prepared to attract them just as surely as water gravitates to the ocean.
    • We descend directly to the stern at 30m and gravitate immediately to the impressive 3m propeller.
    • Water gravitates toward the sea; vapor rises to the sky.