Meaning of “swoop” - Learner’s Dictionary

swoop

verb [ I ] uk us /swuːp/
MOVE

to suddenly move very quickly down through the air:

Huge birds swoop down from the sky.
ATTACK

to suddenly attack:

The day before police had swooped on his home.
swoop noun [ C ]

(Definition of “swoop” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)