Definition of "Sweep" :
noun: a movement in an arc
"A sweep of his arm."
noun: (American football) an attempt to advance the ball by running around the end of the line
noun: a long oar used in an open boat
noun: a wide scope
"The sweep of the plains."
noun: winning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge
noun: someone who cleans soot from chimneys
verb: win an overwhelming victory in or on
verb: sweep with a broom or as if with a broom
"Sweep the crumbs off the table."
verb: clean by sweeping
"Please sweep the floor."
verb: make a big sweeping gesture or movement
verb: move with sweeping, effortless, gliding motions
verb: sweep across or over
verb: force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action
verb: to cover or extend over an area or time period
verb: cover the entire range of