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Another word for swing

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Verb
  1. To move rhythmically back and forth suspended or as if suspended from above

  2. To fasten or be fastened at one point with no support from below

    See also:

    hang

  3. To change the direction or course of

    See also:

    change

  4. To turn or cause to turn in place, as on a hinge or fixed point, tracing an arclike path

    See also:

    move

  5. To change one's attitudes or policies, for example

  6. To execute by suspending by the neck

    See also:

    help

  7. To bring about and carry to a successful conclusion

    See also:

    do

Noun
  1. An area within which something or someone exists, acts, or has influence or power

    See also:

    territory

  2. The patterned, recurring alternation of contrasting elements, such as stressed and unstressed notes in music

    See also:

    repetition

Another word for swing

Synonym Study

  • Undulate implies a gentle wavelike motion or form undulating hills, grass undulating in the breeze
  • Vibrate suggests a rapid, regular, back-and-forth motion, as of a plucked, taut string, and is applied in physics to a similar movement of the particles of a fluid or elastic medium the table began to vibrate with the sound fluctuate implies continual, irregular alternating movements and is now most common in its extended sense fluctuating prices
  • To oscillate is to swing back and forth, within certain limits, in the manner of a pendulum
  • Sway describes the slow swinging motion of something flexible or self-balancing, whether attached or unattached, in yielding to pressure, weight, etc. branches swaying in the wind, a drunk swaying as he walked
  • Swing suggests the to-and-fro motion of something that is suspended, hinged, pivoted, etc. so that it is free to turn or swivel at the point or points of attachment a swinging door