What does swept mean?

Definitions for swept
swɛptswept

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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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce swept?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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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. Paul Penzone:

    While at work, without any initial interaction leading him to believe theres a potential threat, he was attacked by an inmate, the inmate caught him off-guard, grabbed him by his throat and then swept his legs out from under so aggressively that when he was knocked off balance and thrown to the floor, the first part of his body to strike the cement was his head.

  2. Julius Mucunguzi:

    There are wards which were completely washed away. The mortuary was swept away. You wouldn't know that once upon a time there was a mortuary there. The drugs and drug stores were washed away.

  3. 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.

  4. Franklin Barbecue:

    Wind just kind of swept through the smokehouse a lot more than we’re used to and carried an ember from a cooker and caught a wall on fire, it went up real quick.

  5. Aleister Crowley:

    Men and women are not free to love decently until they have analyzed themselves completely and swept away every mystery from sex; and this means the acquisition of a profound philosophical theory based on wide reading of anthropology and enlightened practice.

Images & Illustrations of swept

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