What does swept mean?

Definitions for swept
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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.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce swept?

  1. Alex
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    Karen
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How to say swept in sign language?

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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

Examples of swept in a Sentence

  1. Jack Sullivan:

    They kill and get away with it. It's swept under the table. ... If you want to be superintendent, walk in Englewood with me.

  2. Danny Lavergne:

    Southwestern Louisiana could get 15-20 inches of rain from Harvey. Flash floods warnings went into effect through Thursday as areas along the coast faced tropical storm warnings. Flooding has already taken over localized streets since Sunday, The Weather Channel reported. An emergency response official in a coastal Louisiana parish said the threat of flooding from Harvey's torrential rains could be new ground for us. Harvey has been blamed for at least five confirmed deaths, including a woman killed Monday in the town of Porter, northeast of Houston, when a large oak tree dislodged by heavy rains toppled onto her trailer home. In addition, a Houston television station reported Monday that six family members were believed to have drowned when their van was swept away by floodwaters. The KHOU report was attributed to three family members the station did not identify. No bodies have been recovered. The flooding was so widespread that the levels of city waterways have either equaled or surpassed those of Tropical Storm Allison from 2001, and no major highway has been spared some overflow.The city's normally bustling business district was virtually deserted Monday, with emergency vehicles making up most of the traffic. Most businesses were closed. In Louisiana, Danny Lavergne, director of Cameron Parish's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, said approximately 30 roads in the parish were covered with water but remained passable by Monday morning. It's far from being over.

  3. Coverage Blanton:

    We crossed a certain line the other night, when Trump swept those states, if you were talking about a delegate count where we’re even, and there were a tie issue at stake, yeah, I would probably want to do something for Kasich. But I think we’re out of those woods right now.

  4. Maghferat Shah:

    The floodwater killed 10 people and caused serious injuries to 21 others at the mosque. Some of them had been swept away in the floodwater and are still missing.

  5. Adam McKay:

    I felt like it was time once again to kind of talk about these issues, i mean everyone tried to act like the collapse was over with, we swept everything under the carpet, did a little bit of reform, we're done, and to me, it felt like a conversation we should be having always, or at least for the next 10 years.

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