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Sweeping

Pronunciation of Sweeping
/swˈiːpɪŋ/, /swˈiːpɪŋ/, /s_w_ˈiː_p_ɪ_ŋ/

Antonyms for sweeping:

restricted, narrow, discriminate.

Synonyms for sweeping:

Sense 1

broad-spectrum, far-ranging, revolutionary, all-around, wide-reaching, all-round, general, overall, wide-ranging.

Sense 2

national, ranging, extended, inclusive, expansive.

Sense 4

large, broad.

all-inclusive

blanket.

extensive

great, extensive, widespread.

general

universal.

prevalent

prevailing.

rapidly

quickly.

Other synonyms and related words:

blanket, deep, extended, universal, wholesale, general, clean, widespread, prevailing, broad-spectrum, great, all-around, expansive, housework, inclusive, large, broad, rangy, indiscriminate, moving, overall, revolutionary, wide-reaching, ranging, far-ranging, extensive, quickly, national, wide-ranging, all-round, far-reaching, wide, far-flung.

across-the-board (adjective)

all-embracing.

all-round (adjective)

wide-reaching.

complete (adjective)

entire.

entire (adjective)

gross, full-grown, total, tally, all-inclusive, exhaustive, sum, whole, complete, mass, full-fledged, global, comprehensive, all, conclusive, all-embracing, holistic, entire, full-scale, full.

far-reaching (adjective)

far-ranging, far-reaching.

inclusive (adjective)

comprehensive.

overall (adjective)

overall.

wide-ranging (adjective)

global, overall, full, all-around, exhaustive, broad, comprehensive, indiscriminate, all-inclusive, complete, general, wide, all-embracing, wholesale, inclusive, extensive, blanket.

Sense 1 (noun)

clean.

sweeping (noun)

moving, far-reaching, wholesale, wide, comprehensive, broad, indiscriminate, extensive.

cleaning (verb)

purging, ordering, washing, Disinfecting, laundering, Wiping, housework, cleansing, sanitizing, clearing, Sterilizing, Filtering, Tidying, cleaning, purifying, scrubbing.

curving (verb)

hooking, bowing, hanging, Crooking, arching, rounding, swerving, sagging, curving, bending, Cambering.

Usage examples for sweeping:

  • He made her a sweeping bow. - "Charles Rex", Ethel M. Dell.
  • A man was sweeping it out. - "Ralph of the Roundhouse", Allen Chapman.
  • Mr. Bissel were drawn up by the fire, and the deacon's lady was sweeping up the hearth, as she had been doing ever since the party arrived. - "The May Flower, and Miscellaneous Writings", Harriet Beecher Stowe.

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