What does swathe mean?

Definitions for swathe
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. swathe, wrapping(verb)

    an enveloping bandage

  2. swaddle, swathe(verb)

    wrap in swaddling clothes

    "swaddled the infant"

Wiktionary

  1. swathe(Noun)

    A bandage; a band;

    Etymology: From swæþ

  2. swathe(Noun)

    A group of people.

    Large swathes will be affected by the tax increase.

    Etymology: From swæþ

  3. swathe(Verb)

    To bind with a swathe, band, bandage, or rollers.

    Etymology: From swæþ

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swathe(noun)

    to bind with a swathe, band, bandage, or rollers

    Etymology: [OE. swathen, AS. sweain. See Swath, n., and cf. Swaddle.]

  2. Swathe(noun)

    a bandage; a band; a swath

    Etymology: [OE. swathen, AS. sweain. See Swath, n., and cf. Swaddle.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Swathe

    swāth, v.t. to bind with a band or bandage.—n. a bandage. [A.S. swethian; cf. Swaddle.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. swathe

    The entire length of a sea-wave.

How to pronounce swathe?

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How to say swathe in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of swathe in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of swathe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of swathe in a Sentence

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    The PAP will now have to deal with much stronger pressures for populist policies, such as higher taxes for a larger swathe of income-earners and nationalistic manpower policy as well as more social spending, which are very often the antithesis of the ruling party's core policies for the past 50 years.

Images & Illustrations of swathe

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