What does sweep away mean?

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sweep away

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wipe out, sweep away(verb)

    eliminate completely and without a trace

    "The old values have been wiped out"

  2. sweep away, sweep off(verb)

    overwhelm emotionally

    "Her swept her away"


  1. sweep away(Verb)

    To remove something by, or as if by, sweeping.

  2. sweep away(Verb)

    To overwhelm someone emotionally; sweep someone off their feet.

  3. sweep away(Verb)

    to completely destroy, to annihilate

How to pronounce sweep away?

  1. Alex
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How to say sweep away in sign language?

  1. sweepaway


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweep away in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sweep away in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of sweep away in a Sentence

  1. Kim Jong:

    It is necessary to sweep away the whirlwind of sanctions by the hostile forces.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    The giant wave of the science has no mercy; when this colossal wave comes, it will sweep away anything untrue!

  3. Dax Ward:

    Mighty are the winds of time, which sweep away the despair of a broken heart, which blow back the essence of life, which refresh the soul with yet another sweet countenance.

Images & Illustrations of sweep away

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