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1. sweep

verb. ['ˈswiːp'] move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions.

Synonyms

  • sail
  • move
  • swan

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • unmask
  • uncover
  • undress

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Words that Rhyme with Sweep Away

  • waga
  • compusa
  • communique
  • yakutakay
  • redisplay
  • papier-mache
  • l'espalier
  • cluj
  • cabriolet
  • underplay
  • societe
  • san-jose
  • naivete
  • mcgarvey
  • jonbenet
  • intraday
  • dunlavey
  • chevrolet
  • buga
  • aaa
  • zepa
  • underway
  • underpay
  • santa-fe
  • portray
  • pinochet
  • overstay
  • overplay
  • monterrey
  • meservey

Example sentences of the word sweep-away


1. Noun Phrase
Use a hard-bristled brush to sweep away the excess mud and dirt.

2. sweep

verb. ['ˈswiːp'] sweep across or over.

Synonyms

  • move
  • sail

Antonyms

  • arise
  • show
  • fall short of

3. sweep

verb. ['ˈswiːp'] sweep with a broom or as if with a broom.

Synonyms

  • wipe
  • broom

Antonyms

  • disentangle
  • unsnarl
  • untwist

4. sweep

verb. ['ˈswiːp'] force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action.

Synonyms

  • drag in
  • sweep up
  • embroil
  • involve
  • tangle

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • put option
  • call option
  • decrease

5. sweep

noun. ['ˈswiːp'] a wide scope.

Synonyms

  • compass
  • ambit
  • expanse
  • orbit
  • range
  • scope

Antonyms

  • open
  • beginning
  • failure
  • complain

6. sweep

verb. ['ˈswiːp'] to cover or extend over an area or time period.

Synonyms

  • cover
  • continue
  • span
  • extend
  • traverse

Antonyms

  • relax
  • unstrain
  • ebb
  • arrive

7. away

adverb. ['əˈweɪ'] from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete).

Synonyms

  • forth

Antonyms

  • exact
  • right

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. away

adverb. ['əˈweɪ'] from one's possession.

Antonyms

  • inaccuracy

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. away

adverb. ['əˈweɪ'] out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts).

Antonyms

  • internal

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. away

adverb. ['əˈweɪ'] at a distance in space or time.

Antonyms

  • likely

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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