Sweeping Meaning and Definition


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Sweeping meaning

Word: Sweeping

How to pronounce: ˈswiːpɪŋ

How to pronounce: swiːp

Adjective

Definitions:

1. Extending or performed in a long, continuous curve.

Example sentences: "Sweeping, desolate moorlands"

2. Wide in range or effect.

Example sentences: "We cannot recommend any sweeping alterations"

Noun

Definitions:

1. Dirt or refuse collected by sweeping.

Example sentences: "The sweepings from the house"


Synonyms:

indiscriminate

wide

widespread

expansive

sprawling

cleaning

broad

impetuous

decisive

drastic

swinging

wholesale

deep


Synonyms:

carry away

skim

slip

slide

drag

roll

take a ride

chimney sweep

sweep away

scour

cleaning

trimming

comb

scraping

clean

brush

scope

range

breadth

amplitude

swing

extent

span

round

bow

dimension

erase

obliterate

wash

rub out

bend

reach

annihilate

wipe out

cancel

exterminate

eradicate

abolish

swish

flapping

broom

whisk

glide

drift

flow

breeze


Derivations:

sweep

sweeper

sweeping

sweeper


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Sweeping in Other Languages...

Spanish: Barrido

German: Geschwungenen

French: Balayer

Italian: Spazzare

Turkish: Süpüren


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