What does swoop mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. swoop, slide(noun)

    (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale

    "the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides"

  2. swoop(noun)

    a very rapid raid

  3. swoop(verb)

    a swift descent through the air

  4. pounce, swoop(verb)

    move down on as if in an attack

    "The raptor swooped down on its prey"; "The teacher swooped down upon the new students"

  5. swoop(verb)

    move with a sweep, or in a swooping arc

  6. swoop, swoop up(verb)

    seize or catch with a swooping motion

Wiktionary

  1. swoop(Noun)

    an instance, or the act of suddenly plunging downward

    The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim. uE000160914uE001 Sun Tzu

  2. swoop(Noun)

    an act of rushedly doing something

    Fortune's a right whore. If she give ought, she deals it in small parcels, that she may take away all at one swoop. uE000160915uE001 John Webster

  3. swoop(Noun)

    passing quickly from one note to the next

  4. swoop(Verb)

    to fly or glide downwards suddenly; to plunge (in the air) or nosedive

    The lone eagle swooped down into the lake, snatching its prey, a small fish.

  5. swoop(Verb)

    to move swiftly, as if with a sweeping movement, especially to attack something

    The dog had enthusiastically swooped down on the bone.

  6. Origin: From swopen, from swapan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Swoop(noun)

    to fall on at once and seize; to catch while on the wing; as, a hawk swoops a chicken

  2. Swoop(noun)

    to seize; to catch up; to take with a sweep

  3. Swoop(verb)

    to descend with closed wings from a height upon prey, as a hawk; to swoop

  4. Swoop(verb)

    to pass with pomp; to sweep

  5. Swoop(noun)

    a falling on and seizing, as the prey of a rapacious bird; the act of swooping

  6. Origin: [OE. swopen, usually, to sweep, As. swpan to sweep, to rush; akin to G. schweifen to rove, to ramble, to curve, OHG. sweifan to whirl, Icel. sveipa to sweep; also to AS. swfan to move quickly. Cf. Sweep, Swift, a. & n., Swipe, Swivel.]

Freebase

  1. Swoop

    Swoop is the name of several fictional characters in the Transformers fictional series and toy line. He was first introduced in 1985 and was voiced by Michael Bell in the animated The Transformers series.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Swoop

    swōōp, v.t. to sweep down upon: to take with a sweep: to catch while on the wing: to catch up.—v.i. to descend with a sweep.—n. the act of swooping: a seizing, as a bird on its prey. [A.S. swápan, to sweep; Ger. schweifen, to rove.]

CrunchBase

  1. Swoop

    Swoop is a Native Advertising service that seamlessly integrates relevant information about products and services - at times in the form of sponsored content or advertising - into the content that consumers are engaged with online. Through its patent pending technology Swoop has made a breakthrough that allows for Conceptual Advertising; the ability to understand not just the content, but the actual human concepts that are being expressed. This provides advertisers with the intent and relevancy of search, but at the scale of the Web. Swoop case studies highlight consistent search-like engagement that outperforms traditional display advertising by as much as 50 fold.Founded by a team with deep experience in web publishing, advertising technology and consumer marketing, Swoop is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of swoop in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of swoop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of swoop in a Sentence

  1. David Barnard:

    It's not like they fixed everything in one fell swoop.

  2. Sun Tzu:

    The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.

  3. Phil Robertson:

    In one fell swoop, President Obama has jettisoned what remained of U.S. leverage to improve human rights in Vietnam - and basically gotten nothing for it.

  4. Phil Robertson:

    In one fell swoop, President Obama has jettisoned what remained of U.S. leverage to improve human rights in Vietnam – and basically gotten nothing for it.

  5. Don Hinkle:

    The atheists just swoop in and with a simple letter written by a threatening lawyer – they win, they kick Christ and Christianity and the First Amendment right out of a public school.

Images & Illustrations of swoop

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Translations for swoop

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  • picada, precipitarse, lanzarse en picada, volar en picada, picado, precipitación, arrebato, abalanzarseSpanish
  • syöksy, syöksyä, hyökätä, rynnätäFinnish
  • précipitationFrench
  • whakatopa, kurutohitohi, topaMāori
  • налетатьRussian
  • pustiť sa strmhlav, vrhnúť sa (na)Slovak

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