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Definitions of swept

  1. Past tense and past participle of the verb sweep. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. possessing sweep; "the sleek swept wings of the plane" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Pa.t. and pa.p. of SWEEP. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. Of to sweep. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. Imp. & pp. of SWEEP, v. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for swept

  1. It'll be swept up that way when the tide comes in about one. – Ulysses by James Joyce
  2. It was quite dark, and mortal cold; the road was frozen hard and the nor'east wind swept over it without a break from wall or hedge- row. – The Man From the Clouds by J. Storer Clouston
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