American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Past tense and past participle of sweep.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Preterit and past participle of sweep.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of sweep.
GNU Webster's 1913
- imp. & p. p. of sweep.
- adj. possessing sweep
“Because of it, the poor freedmen have gathered the shreds of crape and muslin swept from the doors of the rich, and sewed them together and stretched them across the doors and windows of their own rude homes, to symbolize their humble but sincere sorrow.”
“The next two were whipped off their feet, while the cart, turning over, swept from the bottom of the ford into the deep water.”
“NASA has again swept the development of closed-loop life support systems and self-sustaining enabling technologies that are essential for human survival and operations beyond low-earth-orbit.”
“The good news is I'm still wearing the Carhartt hoodie I bought nearly 20 years ago, and the tide has once again swept me onto the shores of fashionability.”
“By late 1967, the pirate armada had largely been swept from the seas.”
“The rumor about Mars R&A funds being swept is inaccurate.”
“Christian peoples scattered throughout Asia Minor and along the Bosporus until this barbarous Ottoman Government is swept from the face of the earth.”
“Thomas was on the verge of his fourth shutout of the season, but Bill Guerin swept in a rebound with 53.2 seconds left.”
“The former Baptist minister dropped out of the GOP presidential primary race on March 4, after McCain swept contests in Texas, Ohio, Vermont and Rhode Island, giving the Arizona senator the delegates needed to claim the party's nomination in September.”
“In the other Davis Cup quarterfinals, Spain swept Germany 3-0; Argentina leads Sweden 2-1; and Russia is in front of the Czech Republic 2-1.”
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