sweep away

Definition of sweep away

  1. :  to destroy or remove (something) completely Floods swept away several houses. His performance today swept away any doubts about his ability to play.

Word by Word Definitions

sweepplay
  1. :  to remove from a surface with or as if with a broom or brush

    :  to destroy completely :  wipe out

    :  to remove or take with a single continuous forceful action

  1. :  something that sweeps or works with a sweeping motion: such as

    :  a long pole or timber pivoted on a tall post and used to raise and lower a bucket in a well

    :  a triangular cultivator blade that cuts off weeds under the soil surface

awayplay
  1. :  on the way :  along

    :  from this or that place

    :  in a secure place or manner

  1. :  absent from a place :  gone

    :  distant in space or time

    :  played on an opponent's grounds


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