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Pronunciation of Sweep  


English Meaning

To pass a broom across (a surface) so as to remove loose dirt, dust, etc.; to brush, or rub over, with a broom for the purpose of cleaning; as, to sweep a floor, the street, or a chimney. Used also figuratively.

  1. To clean or clear, as of dirt, with or as if with a broom or brush: sweep a chimney.
  2. To clear away with or as if with a broom or brush: swept snow from the steps.
  3. To clear (a path or space) with or as if with a broom.
  4. To search thoroughly: The counselors swept the dormitory during the fire drill.
  5. Electronics To search for and remove (eavesdropping devices) from a place: swept the room for bugs.
  6. To touch or brush lightly, as with a trailing garment: willow branches sweeping the ground.
  7. To pass over or through a surface or medium with a continuous movement: He swept the sponge over the tile. The conductor swept her baton through the air.
  8. To clear, drive, or convey with relentless force: The flood waters swept away everything in their path.
  9. To wipe out at a single stroke. Often used with away: The incident in effect swept away all her dreams.
  10. To remove or carry off with a swift brushing motion: swept the cards off the table; swept the child into his arms.
  11. To move across or through swiftly or with great intensity: News of the lunar landing swept the country.
  12. To pass quickly across, as when searching: His gaze swept the horizon.
  13. To drag the bottom of (a body of water).
  14. To win all games in (a series) or stages of (a contest): swept the World Series.
  15. To win overwhelmingly in: The opposition party swept the election.
  16. To clean or clear a surface with or as if with a broom or brush.
  17. Electronics To search for and remove eavesdropping devices.
  18. To move swiftly with strong, steady force: The wind swept over the plain.
  19. To move swiftly in a lofty manner, as if in a trailing robe: She swept by in silence.
  20. To trail, as a long garment.
  21. To extend gracefully, especially in a long curve: The hills sweep down to the sea.
  22. To extend in a wide range: Searchlights swept across the sky.
  23. A clearing out or removal with or as if with a broom or brush.
  24. Electronics The act or an instance of searching for and removing eavesdropping devices, as in a room.
  25. A wide curving motion: a sweep of the arm.
  26. The range or scope encompassed by sweeping: the sweep of a lantern beam. See Synonyms at range.
  27. A broad reach or extent: a sweep of green lawn.
  28. A curve or contour: the sweep of her hair.
  29. Football An end run in which one or more linemen leave the line of scrimmage and block in advance of the ball carrier.
  30. One who sweeps, especially a chimney sweep.
  31. Sweepings. Often used in the plural.
  32. The winning of all stages of a game or contest.
  33. An overwhelming victory or success.
  34. Nautical A long oar used to propel a boat.
  35. A long pole attached to a pivot and used to raise or lower a bucket in a well.
  36. Informal Sweepstakes.
  37. The period each fall, winter, and spring when television ratings are accrued and studied and advertising rates are reset.
  38. The national survey of local stations that is conducted to determine these ratings.
  39. Electronics The steady motion of an electron beam across a cathode-ray tube.
  40. sweep (one) off (one's) feet To cause an immediate and strongly positive response in (a person); impress deeply.

Malayalam Meaning

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× അടിച്ചുവാരുക - Adichuvaaruka | Adichuvaruka
× ചുക്കാന്‍ - Chukkaan‍ | Chukkan‍
× തൂത്തുവൃത്തിയാക്കുക - Thooththuvruththiyaakkuka | Thoothuvruthiyakkuka
× വിമാനാക്രമണം - Vimaanaakramanam | Vimanakramanam
× അതിവേഗം കടത്തുക - Athivegam Kadaththuka | Athivegam Kadathuka
× പ്രൗഢിയോടെ നടക്കുക - Prauddiyode Nadakkuka | Prouddiyode Nadakkuka
× വീശുക - Veeshuka
× അടിച്ചുവാരല്‍ - Adichuvaaral‍ | Adichuvaral‍
× പങ്കായം - Pankaayam | Pankayam
× വാരിയെടുക്കുക - Vaariyedukkuka | Variyedukkuka
× തുലായന്ത്രം - Thulaayanthram | Thulayanthram
× വ്യാപ്‌തി - Vyaapthi | Vyapthi
× ആഞ്ഞുതുഴയുക - Aanjuthuzhayuka | anjuthuzhayuka


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Luke 15:8

"Or what woman, having ten silver coins, if she loses one coin, does not light a lamp, sweep the house, and search carefully until she finds it?

അല്ല, ഒരു സ്ത്രീക്കു പത്തു ദ്രഹ്മ ഉണ്ടു എന്നിരിക്കട്ടെ; ഒരു ദ്രഹ്മ കാണാതെ പോയാൽ അവൾ വിളകൂ കത്തിച്ചു വീടു അടിച്ചുവാരി അതുകണ്ടുകിട്ടുംവരെ സൂക്ഷ്മത്തോടെ അന്വേഷിക്കാതിരിക്കുമോു?

Isaiah 14:23

"I will also make it a possession for the porcupine, And marshes of muddy water; I will sweep it with the broom of destruction," says the LORD of hosts.

ഞാൻ അതിനെ മുള്ളൻ പന്നിയുടെ അവകാശവും നീർപ്പൊയ്കകളും ആക്കും; ഞാൻ അതിനെ നാശത്തിന്റെ ചൂലുകൊണ്ടു തൂത്തുവാരും എന്നും സൈന്യങ്ങളുടെ യഹോവ അരുളിച്ചെയ്യുന്നു.

Isaiah 28:17

Also I will make justice the measuring line, And righteousness the plummet; The hail will sweep away the refuge of lies, And the waters will overflow the hiding place.

ഞാൻ ന്യായത്തെ അളവുചരടും നീതിയെ തൂക്കുകട്ടയും ആക്കിവേക്കും; കന്മഴ വ്യാജശരണത്തെ നീക്കിക്കളയും; വെള്ളം ഒളിപ്പിടത്തെ ഒഴിക്കി കൊണ്ടുപോകും.


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