Swung at the ball.
Swinging down the road.
A swing across the state while campaigning.
Swinging through the trees.
The pendulum's swing is 12 inches.
A swing to conservatism.
The children have free swing in deciding what color to paint their room.
Back in the swing.
A swing band.
The swing vote.
The door swung open.
To swing a door open.
To swing a hammock.
To swing a car around a corner.
The car swung over to the curb.
An example of a swing is the movement of a yo yo being rocked back and forth by its string.
An example of a swing is a board of wood with two ropes on each side that is found hanging from a play structure at a park.
An example of swing used as an adjective is the phrase a swing latch which means a latch that moves back and forth to open or close.
An example of swing used as an adjective is the phrase swing shift which means a work period between the day shift and the night shift, usually 4 pm to midnight.
An example of swing used as an adjective is the phrase a swing vote which means a vote that will determine who wins in an election.
An example of to swing is to sit on a board hanging from a tree and move back and forward.
Which way does he swing?
Swing a bat; swung the car over.
Swung a hammock between two trees.
Swinging his arms.
Swung the cargo onto the deck.
Swing a shutter.
Swung the door shut.
Swing a deal.
Swing an election.
Has a swing to her walk.
The swing of a bird across the sky.
Music that really swings.
The car swung around to avoid the obstacle in the road.
They swung by to pick us up.
His moods swinging between joy and despair, stock prices that swung wildly.
Oil prices finally swung into a tolerable range.
I'll take a vacation this summer if I can swing it.
Bribery allegations were likely to swing voters' opinion.
The swing of a pendulum.
Given full swing in the matter.
A swing around the country.
Independents were the majority of the swing vote.
"to swing one's partner", or simply "to swing"
A ship swings with the tide.
He worked tirelessly to improve his golf swing.
Door swing indicates direction the door opens.
The swing of a pendulum.
To prevent anything which may prove an obstacle to the full swing of his genius.
- At the highest level of activity or operation.
- in complete and active operation
- going on without reserve or restraint
Other Word Forms
Origin of swing
- Middle English swingen to beat, brandish from Old English swingan to flog, strike, swing
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From the above verb.