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    sway

    sway - Dictionary definition and meaning for word sway

    Definition
    (noun) controlling influence Definition
    (noun) pitching dangerously to one side
    Synonyms : careen , rock , tilt
    Definition
    (verb) move back and forth or sideways
    Synonyms : rock , shake
    Example Sentence
    • the ship was rocking
    • the tall building swayed
    • She rocked back and forth on her feet
    Definition
    (verb) move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner
    Synonyms : swing
    Example Sentence
    • He swung back
    Definition
    (verb) win approval or support for
    Synonyms : carry , persuade
    Example Sentence
    • Carry all before one
    • His speech did not sway the voters
    Definition
    (verb) cause to move back and forth
    Synonyms : rock
    Example Sentence
    • rock the cradle
    • rock the baby
    • the wind swayed the trees gently
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for sway

Both way + S, that is swing both ways is sway

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