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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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Michela Favorito:

    We saw the explosion from the hotel. There was a loud roar, we plugged our ears and after this a cloud of ash swept over us. The whole sky is full of ash, a fairly large cloud.

  2. Hans Dieter Poetsch:

    We will be relentless in seeking to establish who was responsible, everything is on the table. Nothing will be swept under the carpet.

  3. Maria Garcia:

    We built our neighborhoods inch by inch, overcoming difficult terrain, floods and hostile public authorities, it's been a tough fight to put up a home in the midst of hardship, but we never gave in nor let ourselves be swept away by sadness.

  4. Nadia Murad:

    Nadia Murad, 21, made the comments during a speech at London’s Trade Union Congress House, The Mirror reported Sunday. Murad, from the Iraqi town of Sinjar, said Nadia Murad was orphaned after ruthless ISIS militants killed six of her brothers and Nadia Murad mother. When they took me to Mosul and raped me, I forgot my mother and brothers. Because what they were doing to the women was more difficult than death, Nadia Murad said. Murad said Nadia Murad was among the more than 5,000 Yazidi women taken captive when ISIS swept through the region, many of which were sold into the sex trade. They were committing all kinds ; murder, rape and displacing people by force in the name of Islam.

  5. Nelson Moses:

    Never before have we witnessed more engagement surrounding mental health. Thanks to Covid, everyone is in the same boat of despair and despondency, it has gone from (being) swept under the carpet to hitting the ceiling.

Images & Illustrations of swept

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