have+sway

  • 1 have sway — index predominate (command) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Sway Calloway — Sway Calloway, usually credited as Sway, is a reporter and executive producer for MTV News. [Chrisp, Taj. [http://media.www.dailyorange.com/media/storage/paper522/news/2007/10/19/Feature/Q.A With.Sway.Calloway.Of.Mtv.News 3043516.shtml Q A With… …

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  • 3 Sway — (sw[=a]), v. i. 1. To be drawn to one side by weight or influence; to lean; to incline. [1913 Webster] The balance sways on our part. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To move or swing from side to side; or backward and forward. [1913 Webster] 3. To have… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Sway DaSafo — For other uses of Sway , see Sway (disambiguation). Sway Sway Dasafo at the MetroLive Press Shot. (2 September 2011) Background information Born 5 September 1982 …

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  • 5 Sway (song) — For other song and album with the same title, see Sway Sway is the English version of ¿Quién será? , a 1953 mambo song by Mexican composer and bandleader Pablo Beltrán Ruiz. The most famous version is that of Dean Martin recorded in 1954. English …

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  • 6 sway — [[t]swe͟ɪ[/t]] sways, swaying, swayed 1) VERB When people or things sway, they lean or swing slowly from one side to the other. [V adv/prep] The people swayed back and forth with arms linked... The whole boat swayed and tipped. [V ing] ...a… …

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  • 7 Sway bar — A sway bar (also stabilizer bar, anti sway bar, roll bar, or anti roll bar, ARB) is an automobile suspension device. It connects opposite (left/right) wheels together through short lever arms linked by a torsion spring. A sway bar increases the… …

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  • 8 sway — 01. The trees were [swaying] slightly in the wind. 02. During the earthquake, we could actually feel our apartment building [swaying] a bit. 03. He tried to convince his parents to let him travel to Europe with his friends, but they wouldn t be… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 9 Sway (comics) — Superherobox| caption= Sway From the cover of Deadly Genesis #4, by Marc Silvestri comic color=background:#ff8080 character name=Sway real name=Suzanne Chan species=Human Mutant publisher=Marvel Comics debut= #3 creators=Ed Brubaker Pete Woods… …

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  • 10 sway — 1 verb 1 (I, T) to move slowly from one side to another: trees swaying gently in the breeze | sway sth: Melanie swayed her hips in time with the music. 2 (transitive often passive) to influence someone who has not yet decided about something so… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 sway — v. & n. v. 1 intr. & tr. lean or cause to lean unsteadily in different directions alternately. 2 intr. oscillate irregularly; waver. 3 tr. a control the motion or direction of. b have influence or rule over. n. 1 rule, influence, or government… …

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  • 12 sway — 1. verb 1) the curtains swayed in the breeze Syn: swing, shake, oscillate, undulate, move to and fro, move back and forth 2) she swayed on her feet Syn: stagger, wobble, rock, lurch, reel …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13 sway — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. swing, rock; influence, direct, control, rule, bias, prejudice, warp; lurch, rock, roll, reel, dangle. See cause, agitation. n. domination, rule; influence; oscillation. See authority, power. II… …

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  • 14 sway — verb 1》 move slowly or rhythmically backwards and forwards or from side to side. 2》 cause to change in opinion, action, etc.; influence. 3》 literary rule; govern. noun 1》 a rhythmical movement from side to side. 2》 influence or rule. Phrases hold …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 15 sway — I. v. a. 1. Move, wield, swing, wave, brandish, poise, balance. 2. Bias, bend, turn. 3. Rule, govern, direct, guide, control, influence. 4. (Naut.) Hoist, raise. II. v. n. 1. Govern, bear rule, reign …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 16 hold sway — have great power or influence. → sway …

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  • 17 Sister Sway — is a singing girl duo who participated in the 1999 Great British Song Contest with the song Until You Saved My Life. The pair were sisters Nikki and Mandy Jackson. It was Nikki s second attempt at Eurovision, having finished 2nd in the 1988 A… …

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  • 18 hold sway — they had held sway in France for a quarter of a century Syn: hold power, wield power, exercise power, have jurisdiction, have authority, have dominion, rule, be in control, predominate; have the upper hand, have the edge, have the whip hand, have …

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  • 19 hold sway — ► FORMAL to have control or influence over someone or something: »Party leaders held sway over the hearings. Main Entry: ↑hold …

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  • 20 hold sway — 1. to control. Each group that held sway over a particular strip of the Mississippi River controlled who used it. 2. to have great influence. Ten years after she correctly predicted the crash, she still holds sway among stock brokers …

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