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swipe

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swipe

verb

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1 to come into usually forceful contact with something
  • a blindfolded partygoer swiping at the piñata with a stick
  • spent most of the camping trip swiping mosquitos

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2 to deliver a blow to (someone or something) usually in a strong vigorous manner
  • that car just swiped the fender of our car

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3 to take (something) without right and with an intent to keep
  • somebody swiped the stop sign that used to be on the corner
  • left his phone at the library and it got swiped

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The first known use of swipe was in 1739

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“Swipe.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/swipe. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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