Swing synonyms

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To maneuver is defined as to move in a skillful manner or to complete a series of skillful moves or a carefully planned scheme.
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(Linguistics) To alter phonetically as part of a systematic historical change.
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The act of swaying; a swaying motion; a swing or sweep of a weapon.
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To describe an arc
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To move or spin around rapidly, suddenly, or repeatedly:
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To cause to swing, sense 1
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To turn aside from a course.
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A mechanical device or piece of machinery that moves or causes motion; a mechanism.
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(Music) a tremulous tone produced by a peculiar pressure of the finger on a string
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A motion like that of waves; a moving in this and that direction.
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A single uninterrupted movement, especially when repeated or in a back-and-forth motion:
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The act of vibrating.
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Fluctuation; instability; variation
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A light and graceful rhythm or movement
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Controlled repetition of a phrase, incident or other element as a stylistic figure in literature and other narrative arts; the effect it creates.
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To pivot is to turn or spin around a center point.
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(Intransitive) to spin, turn, or revolve.
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To become sour:
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To change or reverse the position of.
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To spin or turn around a center or axis; rotate
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To fluctuate is defined as to change in amount or rise and fall.
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To move in a certain direction with a swaying or unsteady motion:
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To beat with excessive rapidity; throb.
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(Physics) To vary between alternate extremes, usually within a definable period of time.
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To give off (light or sound) by vibration
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To undulate is to move in a gentle, rolling, wave-like motion.
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(Obs.) To govern or rule
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Flourish is defined as to grow well, to succeed, to make big wave-like movements.
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Brandish means to shake or wave something in a menacing way, particularly a weapon.
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To cause to move with a spinning motion:
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A disturbance, oscillation, or vibration, either of a medium and moving through that medium (such as water and sound waves), or of some quantity with different values at different points in space, moving through space (such as electromagnetic waves or a quantum mechanical wave described by the wave function).
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To cause to swing, sense 1
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To move or sway strongly; shake; vibrate
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Moving in a repeated back-and-forth motion.
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Of or resembling the motion of a pendulum; swinging back and forth.
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Practicing exchange of partners, especially spouses, for sex.
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Forming a series of regular curves
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A right to engage in certain actions without control or interference by a government or other power:
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Swinging like a pendulum, as of cargo being transported by crane
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A curve or contour that resembles the path of sweeping motion:
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Lack of restraint; the quality of being unrestrained.
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(Intransitive) To move like a brachiator; to swing from branch to branch, advance by brachiation.
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To offer in a tempting or teasing way as an inducement
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To flutter is defined as to quickly flap wings, vibrate or tremble.
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(--- Informal) To come to terms with psychologically
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To incline; lean
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(Obs.) To get by cheating, robbing, tricking, etc.
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To get (a person) to do what one wishes, esp. by skill, tact, flattery, etc.
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To stir the emotions:
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To swing like a pendulum.
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To stop temporarily
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Swivel is defined as to rotate.
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To describe an arc
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To walk,move or stand unsteadily or falteringly; threatening to fall.
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To swing on a trapeze
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(Intransitive) To sway unsteadily from one side to the other; oscillate.
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To move, go, or pass quickly and suddenly
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Wobble is defined as to move or cause to move in an unsteady way, to have your voice quiver, or to be unable to commit to a course of action.
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To rely, especially for support or maintenance:
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To throw (stones, etc.) with a sling
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To keep from happening; ward off; prevent
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To turn or make go to one side
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To turn aside from a course or way:
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To turn or swing; change the course of
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To move or roll along on or as on wheels
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To hang on a gibbet for public viewing.
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(Idiomatic) To suspend by means of rope, cord or similar material.
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(Idiomatic) To fulfill.
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To bring about; produce as a result; cause; accomplish
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To bring about something; to effect or execute something.
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To put into effect; carry out:
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To transfer from (one conveyance) to another:
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Repetition is the act of doing or saying something over and over and over again.
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Indecision in speech or action.
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(Archaic) To rescue; to liberate.
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(Idiomatic) To manage to execute; to perform successfully, all the way to the end.
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(Idiomatic) To connect (a telephone caller with intended callee).
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The sphere or area of control and influence of something.
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A publicly funded program offering such instruction along with information on agriculture, home economics, and business.
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(Computing) A contiguous area of storage in a file system.
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The definition of an orbit is a circular shape, the rotation of one full circle or a range of experience.
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The general scope and coverage of a statute.
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Selection, array.
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The act of stretching or extending; extension; power of reaching or touching with the person, or a limb, or something held or thrown.
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A community or territory over which a sovereign rules; a kingdom.
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The extent of a given activity or subject that is involved, treated, or relevant:
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(Mythology) An area of activity for a planet; or by extension, an area of influence for a god, hero etc. [from 14th c.]
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(Music) A cadenza, or closing embellishment; a pause before the end of a strain, which the performer may fill with a flight of fancy.
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Alternative form of cadence.
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A fitting amount:
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Rhythm in verse; measured, patterned arrangement of syllables, primarily according to stress or length
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To cause someone to come to a decision.
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(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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(Slang) To have sex with. (See also do it)
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the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
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To transport oneself from place to place.
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influence decisively
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To drop is defined as to fall down, to cause something to fall down to the ground or to become lower or less.
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Any specified area or region
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in baseball; a batter's attempt to hit a pitched ball
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The style in which a garment is cut:
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the act of swinging a golf club at a golf ball and (usually) hitting it
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Swing music is an upbeat type of jazz music that began in the 1930s, known for having strong beats that made it highly suited for dancing.
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Swing, a style of jazz music.
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make a big sweeping gesture or movement
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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
Find another word for swing. In this page you can discover 112 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for swing, like: maneuver, shift, sway, turn on an axis, twirl, throw around in a circle, divert, motion, undulation, fluctuation and stroke.