sweep

Part of speech: noun

Sweeper.

Part of speech: verb

To collect or clear away with a broom.

Part of speech: verb

To move with a broad, swift action, as of a brush or broom.

Part of speech: verb

To brush a floor, etc., with a broom.

Part of speech: verb

To move with a strong, even action.

Part of speech: noun

The act or result of sweeping; a broad, strong, sustained movement, as of a river.

Part of speech: noun

Range, compass, extent of stroke, or of vision, etc.; a curve or bend, or something bent.

Part of speech: noun

A sweeper.

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Usage examples "sweep":

  1. It would have been of no use to follow the course of the shore, for the waves ran still higher there on account of the greater sweep the wind had. - "Canoeing in the wilderness", Henry David Thoreau.
  2. The States, not much wiser after the experience of Nieuport, were again desirous that Maurice should march into Flanders, relieve Ostend, and sweep the archduke into the sea. - "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.
  3. Let your mind sweep over your record for the past year. - "Sowing and Reaping", Dwight Moody.