Swept
Swept \Swept\, imp. & p. p. of {Sweep}. [1913 Webster]

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  • swept — [swept] the past tense and past participle of ↑sweep …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • swept — [swept] vt., vi. pt. & pp. of SWEEP …   English World dictionary

  • swept — /swept/, v. 1. pt. and pp. of sweep. adj. 2. (of a sword guard) made up of curved bars. * * * …   Universalium

  • swept — the past tense and past participle of sweep1 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Swept — Sweep Sweep, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Swept}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sweeping}.] [OE. swepen; akin to AS. sw[=a]pan. See {Swoop}, v. i.] 1. To pass a broom across (a surface) so as to remove loose dirt, dust, etc.; to brush, or rub over, with a broom for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swept — back·swept; swept; un·swept; …   English syllables

  • swept — adjective Etymology: swept, past participle of sweep Date: 1903 slanted backward …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • swept — [[t]swe̱pt[/t]] Swept is the past tense and past participle of sweep …   English dictionary

  • swept — /swɛpt / (say swept) verb past tense and past participle of sweep1 …   Australian English dictionary

  • swept — swɪːp n. act of cleaning with a broom; continuous curving motion or shape; continuous extent; reach; chimney sweep, person who cleans soot and debris from inside a chimney; search made to remove hidden electronic listening devices v. clean or… …   English contemporary dictionary

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