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Synonyms for sweep up

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  1. espouse, embrace, adopt, sweep up(verb)

    take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own

    "She embraced Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"

    Synonyms:
    rephrase, paraphrase, reword

  2. embroil, tangle, sweep, sweep up, drag, drag in(verb)

    force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action

    "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me into this business"

    Synonyms:
    tell apart, distinguish, start, classify, cleave, start out, differentiate, rive, split up, fork, tell, break up, divide, come apart, single out, break open, part, carve up, sort, severalize, split, break, fall apart, severalise, dissever, furcate, depart, assort, set off, class, discriminate, branch, take off, secern, separate, disunite, set forth, burst, sort out, ramify, secernate, set out

    Antonyms:
    united, uncut

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How to use sweep up in a sentence?

  1. Todd Harris:

    You can get nowhere near first place in Texas and still vacuum up a whole lot of delegates just because of the size of the state, we're under no illusions that there won't be a resounding Ted Cruz victory, but there are things that we think we can do on the margins to sweep up some delegates -- and we're going to do it.

  2. Mae Ngai:

    It was not humane, it was a military style of operation, [Eisenhower] sent hundreds of border patrol officers to sweep up people.

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