What does the word sway mean?

Usage examples for sway

  1. We every look and action sway, And they with prompt delight obey. – Vignettes in Verse by Matilda Betham
  2. O, let whatever power will hold sway; you are here, and that is enough for me! – Early Plays Catiline, The Warrior's Barrow, Olaf Liljekrans by Henrik Ibsen
  3. Our sway is of ancient date, and will long endure. – Tales From the 'Phantasus', etc. of Ludwig Tieck by Ludwig Tieck