v. tend or drift towards someone or something, as though being pulled by gravity; move under the force of gravity
The news media is also more likely to gravitate to stories about horrific atrocities or dramatic triumphs over adversity than humdrum tales of a soldier returning home, getting a job and starting a family.
Sentence in Classic:
The spot was, indeed, a near relation of night, and when night showed itself an apparent tendency to gravitate together could be perceived in its shades and the scene.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Under such circumstances, I naturally gravitated to London, that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The great natural forces lie outside us and we are not conscious of them; we call those forces gravitation, inertia, electricity, animal force, and so on, but we are conscious of the force of life in man and we call that freedom.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
But even as the great and the near great gravitated to her small parlor, so unfortunates found their way to her cellar where they were fed, bedded and sent on their way with packages of food.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Probably the principles and the elements, on which the regular gravitations of the moral, as of the material, world depend, had complained.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
This was only the strictly logical consequence of the change which had taken place in him, a change in which everything gravitated round his father.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo Context