plural of swipe

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present tense third-person singular of swipe

Synonyms & Antonyms of swipes (Entry 2 of 2)

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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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 swipes was in 1794

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“Swipes.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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