The definition of swift is something that happens quickly or something that moves at high speed.(adjective)
When a person runs very quickly, this is an example of a situation where his run might be described as swift.
SWIFT is defined as an acronym for the “Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication” a Brussels-based financial telecommunications network that connects 8,500 member banks throughout the world.(abbreviation)
An example of SWIFT is a series of cash management services offered to their members - SWIFTNet Bulk Payments, SWIFTNet Cash Reporting, and SWIFTNet Exceptions and Investigations.
See swift in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE < IE *sweip- < base *swei-, to bend, turn > swathe, swoop
See swift in American Heritage Dictionary 4
adjective swift·er, swift·est
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English.
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