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English noun: swipe

1. swipe (act) a sweeping stroke or blow


Broader (hypernym)shot, stroke


English verb: swipe

1. swipe (contact) strike with a swiping motion


ExamplesThe fighter managed to swipe his opponent


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)hit

2. swipe (possession) make off with belongings of others


Synonymsabstract, cabbage, filch, hook, lift, nobble, pilfer, pinch, purloin, snarf, sneak


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Broader (hypernym)steal









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