To swing is defined as to move back and forth.(verb)
An example of to swing is to sit on a board hanging from a tree and move back and forward.
The definition of a swing is a movement in a back and forth direction or a piece of playground equipment for moving backward and forward.(noun)
Swing means allowing for a back and forth movement, a work shift or having the power to decide something.(adjective)
See swing in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME swingen < OE swingan, akin to Ger schwingen, to brandish < IE base *sweng-, to curve, swing
See swing in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb swung swung (swŭng), swing·ing, swings verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English swingen, to beat, brandish
Origin: , from Old English swingan, to flog, strike, swing.
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