Definitions For Sweep


  • A movement in an arc
  • (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running around the end of the line
  • A long oar used in an open boat
  • A wide scope
  • Winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge
  • Someone who cleans soot from chimneys
  • An act of cleaning an area with a broom or brush
  • A long, smooth movement often in a wide curve
  • A large area of land often forming a wide curve


  • Win an overwhelming victory in or on
  • Sweep with a broom or as if with a broom
  • Clean by sweeping
  • Make a big sweeping gesture or movement
  • Move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions
  • Sweep across or over
  • Force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
  • To cover or extend over an area or time period
  • Cover the entire range of
  • To remove (something, such as dust or dirt) from a surface with a broom or brush or with a quick movement of your hand, fingers, etc.
  • To remove dust, dirt, etc., from (something) with a broom or brush
  • To move or pass quickly, forcefully, or smoothly

Is Sweep a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Sweep is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Sweep in a Sentence

  • He swept the dirt off the driveway.
  • He swept the crumbs from the table.
  • I need to sweep the kitchen.
  • Mrs. Griswold has been a teacher for so long that the sweep of her influence extends across three generations of the townspeople.

Synonyms for Sweep

Antonyms for Sweep

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