Words Like SWEEP

We have put together a list of words that are similar to SWEEP.

28 Alternative Words Similar to sweep

1 Expanse Noun      Synonym Words Like Expanse
2 Ambit Noun      Synonym Words Like Ambit
3 Compass Noun      Synonym Words Like Compass
4 Motility Noun      Synonym Words Like Motility
5 Motion Noun      Synonym Words Like Motion
6 Move Noun      Synonym Words Like Move
7 Movement Noun      Synonym Words Like Movement
8 Orbit Noun      Synonym Words Like Orbit
9 Range Noun      Synonym Words Like Range
10 Reach Noun      Synonym Words Like Reach
11 Run Noun      Synonym Words Like Run
12 Running Noun      Synonym Words Like Running
13 Scope Noun      Synonym Words Like Scope
14 Brush Verb      Synonym Words Like Brush
15 Sail Verb      Synonym Words Like Sail
16 Cross Verb      Synonym Words Like Cross
17 Traverse Verb      Synonym Words Like Traverse
18 Swing Verb      Synonym Words Like Swing
19 Clean Verb      Synonym Words Like Clean
20 Continue Verb      Synonym Words Like Continue
21 Cover Verb      Synonym Words Like Cover
22 Extend Verb      Synonym Words Like Extend
23 Handle Verb      Synonym Words Like Handle
24 Involve Verb      Synonym Words Like Involve
25 Win Verb      Synonym Words Like Win
26 Sweeper Noun      Synonym Words Like Sweeper
27 Manage Verb      Hypernym Words Like Manage
28 Swan Verb      Hyponym Words Like Swan

10 examples of sweep

1 to sweep a floor, the street, or a chimney
2 to sweep dirt from a floor; the wind sweeps the snow from the hills; a freshet sweeps away a dam, timber, or rubbish; a pestilence sweeps off multitudes.
3 to sweep the bottom of a river with a net
4 to sweep the heavens with a telescope
5 the wind sweeps across the plain; a woman sweeps through a drawing-room.
6 his eye sweeps through space
7 a long sweep
8 the sweep of a door; the sweep of the eye
9 the flood carried away everything within its sweep
10 the sweep of an epidemic disease

10 definitions of sweep

1 To pass a broom across (a surface) so as to remove loose dirt, dust, etc.; to brush, or rub over, with a broom for the purpose of cleaning. Used also figuratively.
2 To drive or carry along or off with a broom or a brush, or as if with a broom; to remove by, or as if by, brushing
3 To brush against or over; to rub lightly along.
4 To carry with a long, swinging, or dragging motion; hence, to carry in a stately or proud fashion.
5 To strike with a long stroke.
6 To draw or drag something over.
7 To pass over, or traverse, with the eye or with an instrument of observation.
8 To clean rooms, yards, etc., or to clear away dust, dirt, litter, etc., with a broom, brush, or the like.
9 To brush swiftly over the surface of anything; to pass with switness and force, as if brushing the surface of anything; to move in a stately manner
10 To pass over anything comprehensively; to range through with rapidity.
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