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1. swoop

verb. ['ˈswuːp'] move down on as if in an attack.

Synonyms

  • stoop
  • go down
  • pounce
  • come down
  • fall

Antonyms

  • rise
  • crescendo
  • gain
  • be born

Etymology

  • swopen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • swapan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Swoop

  • intergroup
  • guadeloupe
  • guadalupe
  • regroup
  • stroupe
  • stroup
  • stroope
  • stroop
  • recoup
  • alleyoop
  • whoop
  • troupe
  • troup
  • troop
  • throop
  • stoup
  • stoop
  • snoop
  • sloop
  • scoop
  • hupe
  • grupe
  • groupe
  • group
  • drupe
  • droop
  • croup
  • soup
  • shupe
  • shoupe

Sentences with swoop


1. Verb, base form
Take both ends of the nylon and swoop them under the line then back over.

2. Noun, singular or mass
They will, however, fly low and swoop to pluck bugs from the air.

2. swoop

noun. ['ˈswuːp'] (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale.

Synonyms

  • slide

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • accelerate

Etymology

  • swopen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • swapan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. swoop

noun. ['ˈswuːp'] a swift descent through the air.

Antonyms

  • float

Etymology

  • swopen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • swapan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. swoop

noun. ['ˈswuːp'] a very rapid raid.

Synonyms

  • foray
  • maraud

Antonyms

  • increase
  • win
  • better

Etymology

  • swopen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • swapan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. swoop

verb. ['ˈswuːp'] move with a sweep, or in a swooping arc.

Antonyms

  • ascent

Etymology

  • swopen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • swapan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. swoop

verb. ['ˈswuːp'] seize or catch with a swooping motion.

Synonyms

  • snatch up
  • snatch
  • swoop up

Antonyms

  • expand
  • appreciate
  • lengthen
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • swopen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • swapan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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