sweep / swip /


sweep3 个定义

v. 有主动词 verb

swept, sweep·ing.

  1. to move or remove with or as if with a broom, brush, or the like.
  2. to clear or clean of dirt, litter, or the like, by means of a broom or brush.
  3. to drive or carry by some steady force, as of a wind or wave: The wind swept the snow into drifts.
v. 无主动词 verb

swept, sweep·ing.

  1. to sweep a floor, room, etc., with or as if with a broom: The new broom sweeps well.
  2. to move steadily and strongly or swiftly.
  3. to move or pass in a swift but stately manner: Proudly, she swept from the room.
n. 名词 noun
  1. the act of sweeping, especially a moving, removing, clearing, etc., by or as if by the use of a broom: to give the house a good sweep.
  2. the steady, driving motion or swift onward course of something moving with force or without interruption: the sweep of the wind and the waves.
  3. an examination by electronic detection devices of a room or building to determine the presence of hidden listening devices.

sweep 近义词

n. 名词 noun

range, extent

n. 名词 noun


sweep 的近义词 10
sweep 的反义词 1
v. 动词 verb

brush off, away

sweep 的近义词 12
sweep 的反义词 1
v. 动词 verb

fly, glide

sweep 的近义词 12
sweep 的反义词 1


  • sweep off someone's feet
  • sweep under the rug
  • make a clean sweep
  • new broom sweeps clean
  • (sweep) off someone's feet


  1. Unless it’s a clean sweep by the Democrats, none of this will happen.
  2. The chytrid pandemic was selecting frogs based on their microbes—a selective sweep in which amphibians harboring one microbial community survived above all others.
  3. This gravel handlebar keeps the controls in the same neutral position as a standard road handlebar and creates sweep below the controls for a wider, more confident hand position when riding in the drops.
  4. There’s also no evidence that a single sweep of the virus through the population would lead to herd immunity, says Sten Vermund, dean of the Yale School of Public Health.
  5. Although several players have gotten close, and several others seem like they’ve played for every single team in a league, there are surprisingly few who have made a clean sweep of a given division.
  6. Decorative yes, but a daily handbag that will sweep through the closets of women worldwide?
  7. In the long sweep of LGBT equality, it could have stood as a seminal moment.
  8. The “24-hour news cycle” just makes them harder to sweep under the rug and ignore.
  9. It was a street-sweep, and violence had broken out, and the government was cracking down.
  10. The remains were shipped to Fiji just as the war was about to sweep the region.
  11. To talk German was beyond the sweep of my dizziest ambition, but an Italian runner or porter instantly presented himself.
  12. He walked up the sweep of sandy drive to the hotel and went through the big glass doors.
  13. Thenceforth, it ebbed, though it raged madly for a while in the effort to sweep away the obstruction.
  14. And then if the ghost of a chimney-sweep were to appear—and why not the spirit of a sweep as well as anybody else?
  15. It is otherwise with the people who dwell upon the land over which these atmospheric convulsions sweep.