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1. swing

verb. ['ˈswɪŋ'] move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting.

Synonyms

  • displace
  • wind up

Antonyms

  • disqualify
  • pack
  • dock

Etymology

  • swingen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • swingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Swing

  • kwok-shing
  • yenching
  • qingming
  • ginting
  • chongqing
  • chang-ming
  • xiaoping
  • unring
  • string
  • spring
  • peking
  • mei-ling
  • beijing
  • thwing
  • sting
  • sling
  • schwing
  • pring
  • kring
  • kling
  • gring
  • fling
  • dring
  • cling
  • bring
  • zing
  • ying
  • xing
  • wring
  • ting

Sentences with swing


1. Noun, singular or mass
Obtain an old swing set of the two A-frames and a cross bar variety.

2. Verb, gerund or present participle
You must change your back swing if you want to even out your shots.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Make sure you swing your arms as you walk and make a major effort to exert energy.

Quotes about swing


1. Headline?"he asked."'Swing Set Needs Home,'"I said."'Desperately Lonely Swing Set Needs Loving Home,'"he said."'Lonely, Vaguely Pedophilic Swing Set Seeks the Butts of Children,'"I said.
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars

2. The man who passes the sentence should swing the sword. If you would take a man's life, you owe it to him to look into his eyes and hear his final words. And if you cannot bear to do that, then perhaps the man does not deserve to die.
- George R.R. Martin, A Game of Thrones

3. I love writing. I love the swirl and swing of words as they tangle with human emotions.
- James A. Michener

2. swing

verb. ['ˈswɪŋ'] move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner.

Synonyms

  • vibrate
  • lash
  • oscillate
  • sway
  • waver
  • weave
  • move back and forth

Antonyms

  • dishonest
  • crooked
  • indirectness
  • unrelated

Etymology

  • swingen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • swingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. swing

verb. ['ˈswɪŋ'] change direction with a swinging motion; turn.

Synonyms

  • go
  • locomote
  • travel

Antonyms

  • collateral
  • mediate
  • inexact
  • relative

Etymology

  • swingen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • swingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. swing

verb. ['ˈswɪŋ'] make a big sweeping gesture or movement.

Synonyms

  • manage
  • swing out
  • wield
  • handle

Antonyms

  • lose
  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • fail

Etymology

  • swingen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • swingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. swing

verb. ['ˈswɪŋ'] influence decisively.

Synonyms

  • swing over
  • work
  • act upon

Antonyms

  • ionate
  • calcify
  • iodinate
  • string

Etymology

  • swingen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • swingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. swing

verb. ['ˈswɪŋ'] hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement.

Synonyms

  • take aim
  • direct
  • train
  • take

Antonyms

  • powerlessness
  • devoice
  • unbraid
  • unweave

Etymology

  • swingen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • swingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. swing

verb. ['ˈswɪŋ'] alternate dramatically between high and low values.

Synonyms

  • fluctuate
  • change
  • waver

Antonyms

  • armless
  • branchless
  • stand still
  • unlash

Etymology

  • swingen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • swingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. swing

verb. ['ˈswɪŋ'] hang freely.

Synonyms

  • hang
  • dangle
  • drop
  • droop

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • disclaim
  • outgo
  • lack

Etymology

  • swingen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • swingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. swing

noun. ['ˈswɪŋ'] a sweeping blow or stroke.

Antonyms

  • thicken

Etymology

  • swingen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • swingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. swing

noun. ['ˈswɪŋ'] changing location by moving back and forth.

Synonyms

  • motion
  • vacillation
  • move
  • swinging

Antonyms

  • go
  • avoid
  • refrain
  • diverge

Etymology

  • swingen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • swingan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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