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Synonyms for sweep

Synonyms for sweep

to wield boldly and dramatically

a wide and open area, as of land, sky, or water

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

Synonyms for sweep

a wide scope

someone who cleans soot from chimneys

winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge

a long oar used in an open boat

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(American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running around the end of the line

a movement in an arc

sweep across or over

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move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions

sweep with a broom or as if with a broom

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force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action

to cover or extend over an area or time period

clean by sweeping

win an overwhelming victory in or on

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cover the entire range of

make a big sweeping gesture or movement

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Asked if Sweep would be coming to the Metro Rail Transit, Hassaram said that they lost the bidding for the publicprivatepartnership (PPP) contract in adding Point of Sale, Touch terminals for the MRT.
It has taken a while to get all of the pieces in place, but I now have a fully equipped sweep van, full public liability insurance and am able to completely focus on the job.
After Sweep was named on the Scotland team, Euan emailed the shepherd to tell him.
A sweep also checks the readily accessible structure and flue portions of the chimney, verifying that the flue is not blocked or significantly restricted.
Spring and summer are actually the best time to sweep," says Dawn.
ESSENTIAL WORK: Sweep Phillip Bowden in the West End CLEAN SWEEP: Joe Bilton was well established LUCKY DAY: Double luck for the bride, Mrs Maureen Saunders, is presented with a lucky black cat by a chimney sweep outside St Martin-in-the-Fields church
20m brush head used in a conventional sweeping style, standing just in front of the stone perpendicular to the direction of travel, will need to sweep at a rate of 10Hz (sweep 10 times per second) for the brush to cover the same area of ice more than once (Figure.
In addition, a chimney sweep will have practical skills to use a range of appropriate hand tools and equipment and be able to work at heights and climb ladders when required, while being conscious of health and safety and careful to keep to regulations at all times.
The couple, who still live at the farm but have employed a manager to run it, are considering taking on a trainee sweep and even franchising the business to other parts of the UK.
Curve sawing generally incorporates gang sawing two sided cants with sweep (curvature) to be cut along the natural line of curvature (Petree 1998).
The Visco-Elastograph can be operated in the following modes: Frequency sweep; amplitude sweep; temperature sweep; vulcanization; frequency and amplitude sweep with prior deflection; ramp test with deformation angle up to 90[degrees]; and relaxation test with deformation angle up to 90[degrees].
Calabasas 16, Santa Margarita 2: The fourth-seeded Coyotes (21-0) won eight doubles sets and received a singles sweep from Eileen Chang in a Div.
Most metal storm doors have an adjustable sweep that can slide up or down.
Gays can sweep it up with the best of them: One 50-year-old friend of mine is as out as anyone but still not to Mom and Dad in Milwaukee, because they haven't asked, and why bother telling?