Dictionary Results for swept

1. sweep - verb

· sweep across or over; "Her long skirt brushed the floor"; "A gasp swept cross the audience"

Synonym(s): brush

Hypernym(s): move

2. sweep - verb

· move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions; "The diva swept into the room"; "Shreds of paper sailed through the air"; "The searchlights swept across the sky"

Synonym(s): sail

Hypernym(s): move

3. sweep - verb

· sweep with a broom or as if with a broom; "Sweep the crumbs off the table"; "Sweep under the bed"

Synonym(s): broom

Hypernym(s): wipe, pass_over

4. sweep - verb

· force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"

Synonym(s): embroil, tangle, sweep_up, drag, drag_in

Hypernym(s): involve

5. sweep - verb

· to cover or extend over an area or time period; "Rivers traverse the valley floor"; "The parking lot spans 3 acres"; "The novel spans three centuries"

Synonym(s): cross, traverse, span

Hypernym(s): cover, continue, extend

6. sweep - verb

· clean by sweeping; "Please sweep the floor"

Hypernym(s): clean, make_clean

7. sweep - verb

· win an overwhelming victory in or on; "Her new show dog swept all championships"

Hypernym(s): win

8. sweep - verb

· cover the entire range of

Hypernym(s): cover, continue, extend

9. sweep - verb

· make a big sweeping gesture or movement

Synonym(s): swing, swing_out

Hypernym(s): wield, handle, manage

10. swept - adjective

· possessing sweep; "the sleek swept wings of the plane"

Antonym(s): unswept

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