What does swept mean?

Definitions for sweptswɛpt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word swept.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. swept(adj)

    possessing sweep

    "the sleek swept wings of the plane"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swept

    of Sweep

  2. Swept

    imp. & p. p. of Sweep

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Swept

    swept, pa.t. and pa.p. of sweep.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'swept' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4331

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of swept in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of swept in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Carolyn Baylor-Giummo:

    I want to find the truth, i don't want this swept under the rug.

  2. Pemba Sherpa:

    I heard a big noise, and the next thing I know I was swept away by the snow, i must have been swept almost 200 meters (yards).

  3. Jennifer Kelly:

    I feel like they [ Tabuk police ] are covering something up, we just do n’t want to see this go away and be swept under the rug.

  4. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    History is a relentless master. It has no present, only the past rushing into the future. To try to hold fast is to be swept aside.

  5. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus:

    Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current no sooner is a thing brought to sight than it is swept by and another takes its place, and this too will be swept away.

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