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sway

synonym (synonym of sway)

  • (noun.act)
    pitching dangerously to one side (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move back and forth or sideways (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.social)
    win approval or support for (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    cause to move back and forth (verb.motion)
     

hypernym (sway IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • cause to move back and forth (verb.motion)
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense (verb.motion)
     
  • controlling influence (noun.attribute)
    possession of controlling influence (noun.attribute)
     
  • move back and forth or sideways (verb.motion)
    move in one direction and then into the opposite direction (verb.motion)
     
  • pitching dangerously to one side (noun.act)
    abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance) (noun.act)
     
  • win approval or support for (verb.social)
    have and exert influence or effect (verb.social)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF sway relation)

  • move back and forth or sideways (verb.motion)
    move, rock, or sway from side to side (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    rock, sway, or nod; usually involuntarily (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    sway heavily or unsteadily (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move without being stable, as if threatening to fall (verb.motion)
     
  • move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner (verb.motion)
    sway to and fro (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    lash or flick about sharply (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move or swing from side to side regularly (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    swing from one hold to the next (verb.motion)
     

verb group (sway is verb group of ....)

  • cause to move back and forth (verb.motion)
    move back and forth or sideways (verb.motion)
     
  • move back and forth or sideways (verb.motion)
    cause to move back and forth (verb.motion)
     
  • win approval or support for (verb.social)
    win in an election (verb.competition)
     

derivation (.... is derived from sway)

  • cause to move back and forth (verb.motion)
    a curved support that permits the supported object to rock to and fro (noun.artifact)
     
  • controlling influence (noun.attribute)
    win approval or support for (verb.social)
     
  • move back and forth or sideways (verb.motion)
    causing to move repeatedly from side to side (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    pitching dangerously to one side (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a chair mounted on rockers (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    controlling influence (noun.attribute)
     
  • move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner (verb.motion)
    changing location by moving back and forth (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who swings sports implements (noun.person)
     
  • pitching dangerously to one side (noun.act)
    move back and forth or sideways (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    cause to move back and forth (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    heel over (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move sideways or in an unsteady way (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    walk as if unable to control one's movements (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    to incline or bend from a vertical position (verb.motion)
     
  • (adj.all)
    causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements (adj.all)
     
  • win approval or support for (verb.social)
    intended or having the power to induce action or belief (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    being susceptible to persuasion (adj.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym verb group derivation careen rock shake swing carry persuade lurch pitch power powerfulness move back and forth displace roll nutate swag totter waver weave rock shake carry rock shake swing cant cant over careen

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