Definisi 'sweep'
English to English
noun
1 a wide scope
Example:
• the sweep of the plains
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2 someone who cleans soot from chimneys
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3 winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge
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4 a long oar used in an open boat
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5 (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running around the end of the line
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6 a movement in an arc
Example:
• a sweep of his arm
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7 The act of sweeping.
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verb
8 sweep across or over
Example:
• Her long skirt brushed the floor
• A gasp swept cross the audience
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9 move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions
Example:
• The diva swept into the room
• Shreds of paper sailed through the air
• The searchlights swept across the sky
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10 sweep with a broom or as if with a broom
Example:
• Sweep the crumbs off the table
• Sweep under the bed
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11 force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
Example:
• They were swept up by the events
• don't drag me into this business
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12 to cover or extend over an area or time period
Example:
• Rivers traverse the valley floor
• The parking lot spans 3 acres
• The novel spans three centuries
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13 clean by sweeping
Example:
• Please sweep the floor
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14 win an overwhelming victory in or on
Example:
• Her new show dog swept all championships
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15 cover the entire range of
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16 make a big sweeping gesture or movement
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17 To pass a broom across (a surface) so as to remove loose dirt, dust, etc.; to brush, or rub over, with a broom for the purpose of cleaning; as, to sweep a floor, the street, or a chimney. Used also figuratively.
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18 To clean rooms, yards, etc., or to clear away dust, dirt, litter, etc., with a broom, brush, or the like.
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More Word(s)
embroilment, imbroglio, span, expanse, swing, ace, breeze through, nail, pass with flying colors, sail through, american football, american football game, motility, motion, move, movement, run, oar, cleaner, clean, handle, involve, grand slam, little slam, small slam, swan,
Related Word(s)
swept, sweep,

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