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swing /swɪŋ/ verb (past tense and past participle swung /swʌŋ/)
swing noun

Irregular Forms: (swung)

نوسان کردن ، دور زدن چرخیدن ، تاب دادن ، جنبانیدن ، چرخ دادن چرخ ، جنبش ، ضربه محکم با راکت یا چوب ، هم گارد ، هم فوروارد ، اونگان شدن یا کردن ، تاب خوردن ، چرخیدن ، تاب ، نوسان ، اهتزاز ، اونگ ، نوعی رقص واهنگ ان ، علوم مهندسی: قطر دوران قطر گردش ، ورزش: حرکت ناگهانی یکطرفه توپ پرتاب شده چرخش بدون کنترل بدن ، تاب خوردن
- sway, oscillate, rock, veer, wave
- usually with round: turn, curve, pivot, rotate, swivel
- hang, dangle, suspend
- swaying, oscillation
Related Words: undulate, wave, rock, roll, revolve, rotate, switch, wheel, jiggle, wag, waggle, wiggle, wigwag
English Thesaurus: change, alter, adapt, adjust, modify, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. swing1 W3 /swɪŋ/ verb (past tense and past participle swung /swʌŋ/)
[Language: Old English; Origin: swingan 'to beat, go quickly']

1. MOVE FROM A FIXED POINT [intransitive and transitive] to make regular movements forwards and backwards or from one side to another while hanging from a particular point, or to make something do this:
Let your arms swing as you walk.
a sign swinging in the wind
He was swinging his bag back and forth.
She swung her legs from side to side.
swing something by something
He marched around, swinging the gun by its handle.

2. MOVE IN A CURVE [intransitive, transitive always + adverb/preposition] to move quickly in a smooth curve in one direction, or to make something do this:
A black car swung into the drive.
Kate swung her legs out of bed.
swing open/shut
The heavy door swung shut.
Swinging her bag over her shoulder, she hurried on.

3. HIT [intransitive and transitive] to move your arm or something you are holding to try and hit something
swing something at somebody/something
She swung her bag at him.
swing at somebody/something (with something)
Garson swung at the ball and missed.
He started swinging at me with his fists.

4. CHANGE OPINIONS/EMOTIONS [intransitive and transitive] if emotions or opinions swing, or if something swings them, they change quickly to the opposite of what they were
swing from something to something
His mood could swing from joy to despair.
Do campaign gifts swing votes?
The war had begun to swing in Britain’s favor.
swing to the Right/Left (=in politics)

5. swing into action to suddenly begin work that needs doing, using a lot of energy and effort:
Politicians have already swung into action.

6. PLAY [intransitive] to sit on a swing and make it move backwards and forwards by moving your legs

7. ARRANGE SOMETHING [transitive] spoken to arrange for something to happen, although it takes a lot of effort to do this:
We managed to swing it so that they will travel together.

8. swing both ways informal someone who swings both ways is bisexual

9. swing the lead British English to avoid work by pretending to be ill
there’s not enough room to swing a cat at room1(5)
swing around/round phrasal verb
to turn around quickly, or to make something do this:
She swung around to face him.
swing something/somebody ↔ around/round
He swung the boat around and headed for the shore.
swing by phrasal verb American English informal
swing by (something) to visit a place or person for a short time:
I’ll swing by the grocery store on my way.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. swing2 noun

1. SEAT WITH ROPES [countable] a seat hanging from ropes or chains, usually used by children to play on by moving it forwards and backwards using their legs:
kids playing on the swings
a porch swing

2. MOVEMENT [countable] a curved movement made with your arm, leg etc:
He took a swing at (=tried to hit) my head and missed.
the swing of her hips as she walked

3. CHANGE [countable] a noticeable change in opinions or emotions
swing to/towards/between etc
a big swing towards right-wing ideology
She suffers from mood swings.

4. SPORTS [singular] the movement you make when you hit the ball in golf, baseball, or some other sports:
I spent months correcting my swing.

5. MUSIC [uncountable] a type of dance music played by a big band in the 1930s and 1940s that is similar to jazz

6. get into the swing of it/things to become fully involved in an activity:
Once we got into the swing of it, it took no time at all.

7. be in full swing if an event or process is in full swing, it has reached its highest level of activity:
By midnight, the end-of-course party was in full swing.

8. go with a swing British English if a party or activity goes with a swing, it is enjoyable and successful:
everything you need to make your party go with a swing

9. swings and roundabouts British English used to say that two choices have an equal number of gains and losses, so there is little difference between them

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. change in public opinion, sb's mood, etc.
ADJ. big, dramatic, huge, sharp, violent violent swings in policy
modest, small | 10%, etc. | adverse, negative The Conservatives suffered an adverse swing of 6%.
sudden, wild his sudden swings of mood
late a late swing towards the Tories
national | electoral | mood She suffers from severe mood swings.
VERB + SWING need, require The party needs a swing of only 2.5% to win the seat.
represent This represents a swing of 14% towards Labour.
suffer (from)
PREP. ~ against a dramatic swing against the socialists
~ away from the swing away from science in the sixth form
~ from, ~ in a sharp swing in the attitudes of many economists
~ to/towards/in favour of signs of a late swing to the Democrats

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. swinging movement
ADJ. wild | backward, forward | golf | practice
VERB + SWING do, make, take the technique for making the perfect golf swing
change | practise golfers practising their swings
PREP. ~ at He took a wild swing at the ball.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

III. swinging seat
VERB + SWING go/play on Some kids were playing on the swings.
PREP. on a/the ~

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

I. move backwards and forwards/from side to side
ADV. gently, slowly | violently, wildly She lashed out, her arm swinging wildly.
back and forth, backwards and forwards, from side to side, to and fro The pendulum swung slowly backwards and forwards.
PREP. from I could see him swinging from the branch of a large tree.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. move smoothly
VERB + SWING slowly | suddenly | sharply The road swung sharply round.
across, around/round, away, back, down, off, up Hearing a sarcastic note in his voice, she swung around to face him.
VERB + SWING let sth She let the door swing shut behind her.
PREP. from She swung down from the tree in one easy movement.
into He swung up into the saddle and rode off.
towards Niccolo ` swung towards her.
PHRASES swing open/shut/to

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

III. change quickly
ADV. rapidly | suddenly | wildly The balance of power swung wildly from one party to the other.
heavily Opinion swung heavily to the left.
PREP. from, to Her mood could swing rapidly from gloom to exhilaration.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

to make something happen
I do not know if I can swing buying an expensive present for my girlfriend.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

swing something
to make something happen
I do not know if I can swing buying an expensive present for my girlfriend.

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

See: in full swing

[TahlilGaran] English Idioms Dictionary

TahlilGaran Online Dictionary ver 13.0
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