Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “sweep”

See all translations

sweep

verb
 
 
/swiːp/ ( past tense and past participle swept)
CLEAN [I, T] ( also sweep up) B2 to clean the floor using a brush
süpürmek, silmek
She's just swept the floor. He swept up the pieces of broken glass (= removed them from the floor with a brush).Cleaning and tidying places and things
be swept along/away, etc B2 to be pushed or carried along, often by something strong which you cannot control
sürüklenmek, alıp götürülmek, önüne katıp götürülmek; silinmek; süpürülmek
Many trees were swept away in the flood.Pushing and shovingMoving quickly
AFFECT [I, T] to quickly affect a large area
süratle yayılmak, çarçabuk etkisi altına almak
The disease is sweeping the country. Panic swept through the crowd.Spreading and scattering
sweep along/into/past, etc to move quickly, especially in a way that shows you think you are important
bir hışımla hareket etmek/kalkmak; çalımla geçmek
She swept past me in the corridor.Moving quickly
(Definition of sweep verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “sweep” in Turkish

Definitions of “sweep” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

beginner's luck

unexpected success experienced by a person who is just starting a particular activity

Word of the Day

Think long and hard; the language of decisions

by Liz Walter,
January 28, 2015
One of the best ways (perhaps the best way) to improve your English is to learn how words go together in phrases, idioms, or other patterns such as verb/noun or adjective/noun pairs (often called ‘collocations’). This blog looks at some useful phrases and collocations connected with the subject of decisions, something we

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More