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swan

swan - Dictionary definition and meaning for word swan

Definition
(noun) stately heavy-bodied aquatic bird with very long neck and usually white plumage as adult
Definition
(verb) to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
Synonyms : affirm , assert , aver , avow , swear , verify
Example Sentence
  • Before God I swear I am innocent

Definition
(verb) move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
Synonyms : cast , drift , ramble , range , roam , roll , rove , stray , tramp , vagabond , wander
Example Sentence
  • The gypsies roamed the woods
  • roving vagabonds
  • the wandering Jew
  • The cattle roam across the prairie
  • the laborers drift from one town to the next
  • They rolled from town to town

Definition
(verb) sweep majestically
Example Sentence
  • Airplanes were swanning over the mountains

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