Synonyms for swan

Synonyms for (noun) swan

Synonyms: swan

Definition: stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult

Similar words: aquatic bird

Definition: wading and swimming and diving birds of either fresh or salt water

Synonyms for (verb) swan

Synonyms: swan, swear, verify, affirm, assert, aver, avow

Definition: to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true

Usage: Before God I swear I am innocent

Similar words: declare

Definition: state emphatically and authoritatively

Usage: He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with


Synonyms: swan

Definition: sweep majestically

Usage: Airplanes were swanning over the mountains

Similar words: 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


Synonyms: tramp, swan, stray, drift, cast, roam, ramble, range, vagabond, wander, roll, rove

Definition: move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment

Usage: The gypsies roamed the woods; roving vagabonds; the wandering Jew; The cattle roam across the prairie; the laborers drift from one town to the next; They rolled from town to town

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast