Student Thesaurus

One entry found for swing.
Entry Word: swing
Function: verb
Text: 1 to change one's course or direction <thinking that we were being followed, we abruptly swung to the left at the next intersection> -- see TURN 3
2 to change the course or direction of (something) <at the sound of gunfire, the cavalry officer swung his horse around and galloped rapidly back to the fort> -- see TURN 2
3 to deal with (something) usually skillfully or efficiently <a man who's able to swing two full-time jobs> -- see HANDLE 1
4 to move (something) in a curved or circular path on or as if on an axis <swung the bat and missed the ball> <don't let the wind swing that gate shut> -- see TURN 1
5 to place on an elevated point without support from below <beach towels swung up to dry on the lifeguard's high chair> -- see HANG 1