swept

/swɛpt / (say swept)

verb
past tense and past participle of sweep1.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Swept — Swept, imp. & p. p. of {Sweep}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • swept up in — swept up (in (something)) suddenly very involved in something. Billings went there for a vacation and got so swept up in the place that he never left …   New idioms dictionary

  • swept up — (in (something)) suddenly very involved in something. Billings went there for a vacation and got so swept up in the place that he never left …   New idioms dictionary

  • 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-up — adj. another term for upswept * * * ˈswept up 7 [swept up] adjective = ↑upswept …   Useful english dictionary

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