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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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. [1913 Webster] Why does this apple fall to the ground? Because all bodies gravitate toward each other. --Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster] Politicians who naturally gravitate towards the stronger party. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]