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Synonyms for swoop
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. swoop, slide(noun)

    (music) rapid sliding up or down the musical scale

    "the violinist was indulgent with his swoops and slides"

    Synonyms:
    slide, playground slide, sloping trough, lantern slide, slideway, sliding board, coast, chute, microscope slide, glide

  2. swoop(noun)

    a very rapid raid

    Synonyms:
    slide

  3. swoop(verb)

    a swift descent through the air

    Synonyms:
    slide

  4. pounce, swoop(verb)

    move down on as if in an attack

    "The raptor swooped down on its prey"; "The teacher swooped down upon the new students"

    Synonyms:
    pounce, swoop up

  5. swoop(verb)

    move with a sweep, or in a swooping arc

    Synonyms:
    pounce, swoop up

  6. swoop, swoop up(verb)

    seize or catch with a swooping motion

    Synonyms:
    pounce, swoop up

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. swoop(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    seize (as a hawk its prey), clutch, catch up, pounce upon

  2. swoop(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    stoop, descend, come down, bear down

  3. swoop(n.)

    Synonyms:
    clutch, seizure

  4. swoop(n.)

    Synonyms:
    stoop, descent

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How to say swoop in sign language?

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How to use swoop in a sentence?

  1. Novartis Chief Executive Joe Jimenez:

    We have over 25,000 field sales representatives around the world, we train them very hard on compliance, whenever we see any activity of bad behaviour, we swoop in and then we get rid of that behavior -- one way or another.

  2. Barack Obama:

    My biggest suggestion would be for the BRT just to start having conversations on a bipartisan basis on lifting the embargo. It doesn't necessarily have to happen or even should happen all in one fell swoop, but I think you look at the economic opportunities that are provided, they are significant.

  3. Michael McConnell:

    We are not the internet police, don't think of us as sort of a fast-action group that's going to swoop in and deal with rapidly moving problems.

  4. Don Hinkle:

    The atheists just swoop in and with a simple letter written by a threatening lawyer – they win, they kick Christ and Christianity and the First Amendment right out of a public school.

  5. Sun Tzu:

    The quality of decision is like the well-timed swoop of a falcon which enables it to strike and destroy its victim.


Translations for swoop

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • picada, precipitarse, lanzarse en picada, volar en picada, picado, precipitación, arrebato, abalanzarseSpanish
  • syöksy, syöksyä, hyökätä, rynnätäFinnish
  • précipitationFrench
  • झपट्टाHindi
  • whakatopa, kurutohitohi, topaMāori
  • налетатьRussian
  • pustiť sa strmhlav, vrhnúť sa (na)Slovak
  • திடீர்த்தாக்குதல்Tamil

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