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sweep (n):
a movement in an arc
Samples
a sweep of his arm
sweep (n):
(American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running around the end of the line
sweep (n):
a long oar used in an open boat
sweep (n):
a wide scope
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the sweep of the plains
sweep (n):
winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge
sweep (n):
someone who cleans soot from chimneys
sweep (v):
win an overwhelming victory in or on
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Her new show dog swept all championships
sweep (v):
sweep with a broom or as if with a broom
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Sweep the crumbs off the table.
Sweep under the bed

Related Words: broom
sweep (v):
clean by sweeping
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Please sweep the floor
sweep (v):
make a big sweeping gesture or movement
Related Words: swing
sweep (v):
move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions
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The diva swept into the room.
Shreds of paper sailed through the air.
The searchlights swept across the sky

Related Words: sail
sweep (v):
sweep across or over
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Her long skirt brushed the floor.
A gasp swept cross the audience
sweep (v):
force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
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They were swept up by the events.
don't drag me into this business

Related Word: embroil
sweep (v):
to cover or extend over an area or time period
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Rivers traverse the valley floor.
The parking lot spans 3 acres.
The novel spans three centuries

Related Words: span
sweep (v):
cover the entire range of
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