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Synonyms for swing

turn

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hit out

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hang

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swaying

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change

in full swing

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Synonyms for swing

to move rhythmically back and forth suspended or as if suspended from above

to fasten or be fastened at one point with no support from below

to change the direction or course of

to turn or cause to turn in place, as on a hinge or fixed point, tracing an arclike path

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to change one's attitudes or policies, for example

to execute by suspending by the neck

to bring about and carry to a successful conclusion

an area within which something or someone exists, acts, or has influence or power

the patterned, recurring alternation of contrasting elements, such as stressed and unstressed notes in music

Synonyms for swing

a state of steady vigorous action that is characteristic of an activity

mechanical device used as a plaything to support someone swinging back and forth

a sweeping blow or stroke

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changing location by moving back and forth

a style of jazz played by big bands popular in the 1930s

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a jaunty rhythm in music

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in baseball

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move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting

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move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner

change direction with a swinging motion

influence decisively

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make a big sweeping gesture or movement

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hang freely

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hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement

alternate dramatically between high and low values

live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style

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have a certain musical rhythm

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be a social swinger

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play with a subtle and intuitively felt sense of rhythm

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engage freely in promiscuous sex, often with the husband or wife of one's friends

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In terms of the future running of the swing bridge, following a comprehensive public engagement exercise that considered a range of possible service cuts, the council decided in March of this year not to close the bridge to pedestrians.
The swing bridge reaches the limit position and comes into contact with the rear axle.
The reopening of the swing bridge has re-established a route across the dock and removed a major obstacle to the regeneration of Hull's waterfront, at the same time restoring a valuable local landmark.
In the early hours of Friday morning, officers were first called to the Swing Bridge with concern for a man's welfare.
The best viewing points on the Newcastle side are between Milk Market and the Swing Bridge facing Gateshead.
Peters and Potlotek First Nation, officially re-opened the new two-lane swing bridge at St.
Boaters were trapped on the Leeds-Liverpool canal for several hours yesterday after a mechanical failure on the swing bridge at Wango Lane in Aintree.
Hotel facilities and an improving restaurant scene, a new dock bridge - actually a swing bridge which leads only to contaminated land which would cost multi PSMs to decontaminate.
When I was a youngster, I loved crossing the swing bridge in Caernarfon to the park in Coed Helen.
29 fire that damaged a swing bridge linking Thunder Bay and Fort William First Nation has ignited local debate over a replacement.
A TEENAGER who lost her legs after a swing bridge slammed shut has amazed doctors by walking again in just three months.
Which British city has a Swing Bridge, a High Level Bridge and the Queen Elizabeth II Metro Bridge?
Dyer, 23, smashed the red 360 Modena, worth pounds 110,000, into a pillar on Newcastle's Swing Bridge.
But now a pounds 5million scheme has transformed the swing bridge over the Water of Leith, Edinburgh, into the focal point of a trendy neighbourhood.