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swipe

 (swīp)
n.
1. A sweeping blow or stroke.
2. The passing of a swipe card through an electronic reader.
3. Informal A critical remark.
4. A lever, especially one that raises the bucket in a well.
v. swiped, swip·ing, swipes
v.tr.
1. To hit with a sweeping motion.
2. To pass (a swipe card) through an electronic reader.
3. Informal To steal; filch. See Synonyms at steal.
v.intr.
To make a sweeping stroke.

[Perhaps variant of sweep.]
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swipe

(swaɪp)
vb
1. informal (when: intr, usually foll by at) to hit hard with a sweeping blow
2. (tr) slang to steal
3. (Banking & Finance) (tr) to pass a machine-readable card, such as a credit card, debit card, etc, through a machine that electronically interprets the information encoded, usually in a magnetic strip, on the card
n
4. informal a hard blow
5. an unexpected criticism of someone or something while discussing another subject
6. (Mechanical Engineering) Also called: sweep a type of lever for raising and lowering a weight, such as a bucket in a well
[C19: perhaps related to sweep]
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swipe

(swaɪp)

n., v. swiped, swip•ing. n.
1. a strong, sweeping blow, as with a golf club.
2. a sideswipe.
3. Informal. a critical or cutting remark.
4. a person who rubs down horses in a stable; groom.
v.t.
5. to strike with a sweeping blow.
6. to slide (a magnetic card) quickly through an electronic device that reads data.
7. Informal. to steal.
v.i.
8. to make a sweeping blow or stroke.
[1730–40; akin to sweep1]
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swipe


Past participle: swiped
Gerund: swiping

Imperative
swipe
swipe
Present
I swipe
you swipe
he/she/it swipes
we swipe
you swipe
they swipe
Preterite
I swiped
you swiped
he/she/it swiped
we swiped
you swiped
they swiped
Present Continuous
I am swiping
you are swiping
he/she/it is swiping
we are swiping
you are swiping
they are swiping
Present Perfect
I have swiped
you have swiped
he/she/it has swiped
we have swiped
you have swiped
they have swiped
Past Continuous
I was swiping
you were swiping
he/she/it was swiping
we were swiping
you were swiping
they were swiping
Past Perfect
I had swiped
you had swiped
he/she/it had swiped
we had swiped
you had swiped
they had swiped
Future
I will swipe
you will swipe
he/she/it will swipe
we will swipe
you will swipe
they will swipe
Future Perfect
I will have swiped
you will have swiped
he/she/it will have swiped
we will have swiped
you will have swiped
they will have swiped
Future Continuous
I will be swiping
you will be swiping
he/she/it will be swiping
we will be swiping
you will be swiping
they will be swiping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been swiping
you have been swiping
he/she/it has been swiping
we have been swiping
you have been swiping
they have been swiping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been swiping
you will have been swiping
he/she/it will have been swiping
we will have been swiping
you will have been swiping
they will have been swiping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been swiping
you had been swiping
he/she/it had been swiping
we had been swiping
you had been swiping
they had been swiping
Conditional
I would swipe
you would swipe
he/she/it would swipe
we would swipe
you would swipe
they would swipe
Past Conditional
I would have swiped
you would have swiped
he/she/it would have swiped
we would have swiped
you would have swiped
they would have swiped
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.swipe - a sweeping stroke or blow
stroke, shot - (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand; "it took two strokes to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot requires good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot"
Verb1.swipe - strike with a swiping motion
hit - deal a blow to, either with the hand or with an instrument; "He hit her hard in the face"
sideswipe - strike from the side
2.swipe - make off with belongings of othersswipe - make off with belongings of others  
steal - take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"
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swipe

verb
1. (Informal) hit out, strike, slap, lash out at She swiped at him as though he were a fly.
2. (Slang) steal, nick (slang, chiefly Brit.), pinch (informal), lift (informal), appropriate, trouser (slang), cabbage (Brit. slang), knock off (slang), make off with, pilfer, purloin, filch, snaffle (Brit. informal) People kept trying to swipe my copy of the New York Times.
noun
1. blow, slap, smack, clip (informal), thump, clout (informal), cuff, clump (slang), wallop (informal) He gave Andrew a swipe on the ear.
2. criticism, knocking (informal), verbal attack, character assassination, critical remark a swipe at the president
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

swipe

verb
Informal. To take (another's property) without permission:
Informal: lift.
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Translations
ضَرْبَةٌ سَريعَه وعَنيفَهيَضْرُب بِسُرْعَه
fackaodpálitudeřit
slåslag
òungt höggveita òungt högg
užvožti
blieziensblieztsitiensspēcīgi sist
indirmekkuvvetle vurmaksavurmavuruş

swipe

[swaɪp]
A. N to take a swipe at sbasestar un golpe a algn
B. VT
1. (= hit) → golpear, pegar
2. (= steal) → birlar, afanar
3. (Comput) [+ card] → pasar (por un lector de tarjetas)
C. VI to swipe at sth/sbasestar un golpe a algo/algn
D. CPD swipe card Ntarjeta f de banda magnética
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

swipe

[ˈswaɪp]
n
(with fist, stick) to take a swipe at sb (= hit out) → porter un coup dans la direction de qn
to take a swipe at sth (= hit out) → fouetter qch
(= criticism) → pique f
to take a swipe at sb (= criticize) → lancer une pique à qn
to take a swipe at sth (= criticize) → lancer une pique en direction de qch
vt
(= hit out at) [+ person, ball] → frapper à toute volée
(= steal) → piquer
[+ credit card] → faire passer (dans la machine)
vi
to swipe at sb → porter un coup dans la direction de qn
to swipe at sth → fouetter l'air en direction de qchswipe card ncarte f magnétique
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

swipe

n (= blow)Schlag m; to take or make a swipe at somebody/somethingnach jdm/etw schlagen; (fig: = criticize) → gegen jdn/etw ausholen
vt
person, ball etcschlagen; he swiped the wasp with the toweler schlug mit dem Handtuch auf die Wespe
(inf: = steal) → mopsen (inf), → klauen (inf)
credit cardeinlesen, durchziehen; entry carddurchziehen
vi to swipe at somebody/somethingnach jdm/etw schlagen
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

swipe

[swaɪp]
1. n to take a swipe at sbdare uno schiaffo a qn
2. vt
a. (hit, ball, person) → colpire
b. (fam) (steal) → fregare, sgraffignare
c. (Comput) (card) → far passare nell'apposita macchinetta
3. vi to swipe at sb/sthtentare di colpire qn/qc
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

swipe

(swaip) verb
to hit hard. She swiped the tennis ball over the net; He swiped at the wasp but didn't hit it.
noun
a hard hit. She gave the child a swipe.
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