Hindi translation of 'sweep'
sweep /swiːp स्वीप्/
Word forms: sweeps, sweeping, swept
1. transitive verb
If you sweep an area of ground, you push dirt or rubbish off it with a broom.
She was in the kitchen sweeping crumbs into a dust pan.
2. transitive verb
If you sweep things off something, you push them off with a quick smooth movement of your arm.
She swept the cards from the table.
3. transitive verb
If a strong force sweeps you along, it moves you quickly along.
उठा ले जाना
उड़ा ले जाना
The landslides buried homes and swept cars into the sea.
4. transitive or intransitive verb
If events or ideas sweep or sweep through a place, they spread quickly through it.
तेजी से फैलाना/तेज़ी से फैलना
A flu epidemic is sweeping through Moscow.
...the wave of nationalism sweeping the country.
5. transitive verb
To sweep something away or aside means to remove it quickly and completely.
अस्तित्व मिटा देना
Mr Prentice swept aside rumours that he planned to retire soon.
6. transitive verb
If your gaze or a light sweeps an area, it moves over it.
पर से गुज़रना
Helicopters with searchlights swept the park.
If someone sweeps something bad or wrong under the carpet, they try to prevent people from hearing about it.
If you sweep up dirt or rubbish, you push it together with a brush and then remove it.
Get a broom and sweep up that broken glass.
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Example Sentences Including 'sweep'
They were eating out - at a Good Food Guide recommendation, high on a ridge overlooking a sweep of open landscape.Passion in the Peak
The two detectives stood up and Sarah rose with them, rushing, but politely, to sweep them out of the house.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
I turned in my chair to watch Tamar sweep across the room in her silk pyjamas.DEAD BEAT (2002)
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'sweep' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يَكْنُسُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: varrer
- Chinese: 扫
- Croatian: mesti
- Czech: zamést zametat
- Danish: feje
- Dutch: vegen
- European Spanish: barrer
- Finnish: lakaista
- French: balayer
- German: fegen
- Greek: σκουπίζω
- Italian: spazzare
- Japanese: 掃く
- Korean: 쓸다
- Norwegian: feie
- Polish: rozciągnąć się rozciągać się
- Portuguese: varrer
- Romanian: a mătura
- Russian: мести
- Spanish: barrer
- Swedish: sopa
- Thai: กวาด
- Turkish: süpürmek
- Ukrainian: замітати замести
- Vietnamese: quét
Translation of sweep from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary