sweeping (Meaning)

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sweeping (n)

the act of cleaning with a broom

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sweeping (s)

taking in or moving over (or as if over) a wide area; often used in combination

ignoring distinctions

sweeping Sentence Examples

  1. The wind swept through the park, carrying fallen leaves in its wake.
  2. The maid swept the hallway, leaving the floor spotlessly clean.
  3. The news of the victory swept through the town, igniting celebrations.
  4. The storm's fury swept away everything in its path, leaving a trail of destruction.
  5. The detective swept his gaze over the room, searching for clues.
  6. The dancer's graceful movements swept across the stage, captivating the audience.
  7. The pandemic swept the globe, leaving a devastating impact on lives and economies.
  8. The auctioneer's gavel swept down, signaling the sale of the prized painting.
  9. The fire swept through the building, sending thick smoke into the air.
  10. The team's victory swept them to the top of the standings, fueling their aspirations for the championship.

FAQs About the word sweeping

the act of cleaning with a broom, taking in or moving over (or as if over) a wide area; often used in combination, ignoring distinctions

broad, expansive, extensive, deep, wide, extended, general, wide-ranging, far-reaching, widespread

narrow, narrow, limited, limited,restricted, restricted,circumscribed, circumscribed

The wind swept through the park, carrying fallen leaves in its wake.

The maid swept the hallway, leaving the floor spotlessly clean.

The news of the victory swept through the town, igniting celebrations.

The storm's fury swept away everything in its path, leaving a trail of destruction.