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  • Sweep — Sweep, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Swept}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sweeping}.] [OE. swepen; akin to AS. sw[=a]pan. See {Swoop}, v. i.] 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sweep — 1 /swi:p/ verb past tense and past participle swept /swept/ 1 CLEAN STH (T) to clean the dust, dirt etc from the floor or ground using a special brush: Bert swept the path in front of the house. | Sweep the floor clean for me please. 2 PUSH STH… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sweep — I. /swip / (say sweep) verb (swept, sweeping) –verb (t) 1. to move, drive, or bring, by passing a broom, brush, or the like over the surface occupied, or as the broom or other object does: to sweep dust away. 2. to move, bring, take, etc., by or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • sweep — I n. reconnaissance 1) to make a sweep (behind enemy lines) winning of a series of contests 2) to make a clean sweep (of a series) sweeper 3) a chimney sweep II v. 1) (d; intr., tr.) ( to move overwhelmingly ) to sweep into (the other party swept …   Combinatory dictionary

  • sweep — sweep1 sweepable, adj. /sweep/, v., swept, sweeping, n. v.t. 1. to move or remove (dust, dirt, etc.) with or as if with a broom, brush, or the like. 2. to clear or clean (a floor, room, chimney …   Universalium

  • sweep — I [[t]swip[/t]] v. swept, sweep•ing, n. 1) to remove (dust, dirt, etc.) with a broom, brush, or the like 2) to clear (a floor, room, chimney, etc.) of dirt, litter, or the like, using a broom or brush 3) to drive or carry by some steady force, as …   From formal English to slang

  • sweep — sweep1 [ swip ] (past tense and past participle swept [ swept ] ) verb ** ▸ 1 clean with long brush ▸ 2 move/spread quickly ▸ 3 look at/search ▸ 4 stretch over large area ▸ 5 win easily ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive or transitive to clean a floor …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sweep — I UK [swiːp] / US [swɪp] verb Word forms sweep : present tense I/you/we/they sweep he/she/it sweeps present participle sweeping past tense swept UK [swept] / US past participle swept ** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to clean a floor, the ground …   English dictionary

  • sweep — sweep1 W3S3 [swi:p] v past tense and past participle swept [swept] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(clean something)¦ 2¦(push something somewhere)¦ 3¦(push somebody/something with force)¦ 4¦(group moves)¦ 5¦(wind/waves etc)¦ 6¦(become popular)¦ 7¦(feeling)¦… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sweep — [[t]swi͟ːp[/t]] ♦♦♦ sweeps, sweeping, swept 1) VERB If you sweep an area of floor or ground, you push dirt or rubbish off it using a brush with a long handle. [V n] The owner of the store was sweeping his floor when I walked in... [V n prep/adv]… …   English dictionary

  • floor — n. story 1) the first; ground; lower; main; second; top; upper floor 2) on a floor (on the second floor) (lower surface of a room ) 3) a dirt (AE), earth (BE); inlaid; parquet; tile; wooden floor 4) on a floor (he was sleeping on the floor) 5)… …   Combinatory dictionary

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