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Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) sweep

Synonyms: sweep Definition: a movement in an arc Usage: a sweep of his arm

Hypernyms: motility, motion, move, movement Definition: a change of position that does not entail a change of location Usage: the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise; movement is a sign of life; an impatient move of his hand; gastrointestinal motility

Synonyms: end run, sweep Definition: (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running around the end of the line

Hypernyms: run, running, running game, running play Definition: (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team Usage: the defensive line braced to stop the run; the coach put great emphasis on running

Synonyms: sweep, sweep oar Definition: a long oar used in an open boat

Hypernyms: oar Definition: an implement used to propel or steer a boat

Synonyms: sweep, expanse Definition: a wide scope Usage: the sweep of the plains

Hypernyms: compass, scope, orbit, range, reach, ambit Definition: an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet" Usage: a piano has a greater range than the human voice; the ambit of municipal legislation; within the compass of this article; within the scope of an investigation; outside the reach of the law; in the political orbit of a world power

Synonyms: sweep, slam Definition: winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge

Hypernyms: triumph, victory Definition: a successful ending of a struggle or contest Usage: a narrow victory; the general always gets credit for his army's victory; clinched a victory; convincing victory; the agreement was a triumph for common sense

Synonyms: chimneysweep, chimneysweeper, sweep Definition: someone who cleans soot from chimneys

Hypernyms: cleaner Definition: someone whose occupation is cleaning

Synonyms for (verb) sweep

Synonyms: sweep Definition: win an overwhelming victory in or on Usage: Her new show dog swept all championships

Hypernyms: win Definition: be the winner in a contest or competition; be victorious Usage: He won the Gold Medal in skating; Our home team won; Win the game

Synonyms: sweep, broom Definition: sweep with a broom or as if with a broom Usage: Sweep the crumbs off the table; Sweep under the bed

Hypernyms: pass over, wipe Definition: rub with a circular motion Usage: wipe the blackboard; He passed his hands over the soft cloth

Synonyms: sweep Definition: clean by sweeping Usage: Please sweep the floor

Hypernyms: clean, make clean Definition: make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from Usage: Clean the stove!; The dentist cleaned my teeth

Synonyms: sweep, swing, swing out Definition: make a big sweeping gesture or movement

Hypernyms: handle, wield, manage Definition: handle effectively Usage: The burglar wielded an axe; The young violinist didn't manage her bow very well

Synonyms: sail, sweep Definition: move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions Usage: The diva swept into the room; Shreds of paper sailed through the air; The searchlights swept across the sky

Hypernyms: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: sweep, brush Definition: sweep across or over Usage: Her long skirt brushed the floor; A gasp swept cross the audience

Hypernyms: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: embroil, drag, drag in, sweep, sweep up, tangle Definition: force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action Usage: They were swept up by the events; don't drag me into this business

Hypernyms: involve Definition: engage as a participant Usage: Don't involve me in your family affairs!

Synonyms: sweep, traverse, cross, span Definition: to cover or extend over an area or time period Usage: Rivers traverse the valley floor, The parking lot spans 3 acres; The novel spans three centuries

Hypernyms: extend, cover, continue Definition: span an interval of distance, space or time Usage: The war extended over five years; The period covered the turn of the century; My land extends over the hills on the horizon; This farm covers some 200 acres; The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles

Synonyms: sweep Definition: cover the entire range of

Hypernyms: extend, cover, continue Definition: span an interval of distance, space or time Usage: The war extended over five years; The period covered the turn of the century; My land extends over the hills on the horizon; This farm covers some 200 acres; The Archipelago continues for another 500 miles