Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) sweep, expanse (a wide scope) "the sweep of the plains"
- S: (n) chimneysweeper, chimneysweep, sweep (someone who cleans soot from chimneys)
- S: (n) slam, sweep (winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge)
- S: (n) sweep, sweep oar (a long oar used in an open boat)
- S: (n) end run, sweep ((American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running around the end of the line)
- S: (n) sweep (a movement in an arc) "a sweep of his arm"
- S: (v) brush, sweep (sweep across or over) "Her long skirt brushed the floor"; "A gasp swept cross the audience"
- S: (v) sweep, sail (move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions) "The diva swept into the room"; "Shreds of paper sailed through the air"; "The searchlights swept across the sky"
- S: (v) sweep, broom (sweep with a broom or as if with a broom) "Sweep the crumbs off the table"; "Sweep under the bed"
- S: (v) embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag in (force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action) "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"
- S: (v) cross, traverse, span, sweep (to cover or extend over an area or time period) "Rivers traverse the valley floor"; "The parking lot spans 3 acres"; "The novel spans three centuries"
- S: (v) sweep (clean by sweeping) "Please sweep the floor"
- S: (v) sweep (win an overwhelming victory in or on) "Her new show dog swept all championships"
- S: (v) sweep (cover the entire range of)
- S: (v) swing, sweep, swing out (make a big sweeping gesture or movement)