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sweeps

noun
plural of sweep

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an area over which activity, capacity, or influence extends
  • Mrs. Griswold has been a teacher for so long that the sweep of her influence extends across three generations of the townspeople

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sweeps

verb
present tense third-person singular of sweep

Synonyms & Antonyms of sweeps (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to move or proceed smoothly and readily
  • the wind swept across the plain without respite

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2 to turn away from a straight line or course
  • from this point the mountain range sweeps to the northeast and extends into the next state

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“Sweeps.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sweeps. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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