Pronunciation of Swipe
/swˈa͡ɪp/, /swˈaɪp/, /s_w_ˈaɪ_p/
Synonyms for swipe:
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
burgle, walk off with, run away with, help yourself to something.
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
abstract, appropriate, blackmail, burglarize, cop, defraud, embezzle, extort, filch, fleece, grab, haul, heist, hijack, holdup, hook, lift, loot, mug, nab, nick, nip, palm, pilfer, pinch, pirate, plagiarize, plunder, poach, pocket, purloin, rob, rustle, shanghai, shoplift, sneak, snitch, steal, stickup, swindle, make off with.
Usage examples for swipe:
- " They swipe up their banes at the last. - "Warlock o' Glenwarlock", George MacDonald.
- With one swipe of his hand, they all lay down in place. - "FreeChildrenStories.com Collection", Daniel Errico.
- Got a nasty swipe across the shoulder in the rough- and- tumble before we got away, and it gave Dr. Morris an excuse to shove morphia into him to keep him quiet a bit. - "Afterwards", Kathlyn Rhodes.
- He advanced a foot or two, and Porky turned his back toward Thor and made ready to deliver a swipe with his powerful tail. - "The Grizzly King", James Oliver Curwood.