Definitions for sway

Definitions for (noun) sway

Main entry: rock, tilt, sway, careen

Definition: pitching dangerously to one side

Main entry: sway

Definition: controlling influence

Definitions for (verb) sway

Main entry: sway, rock, shake

Definition: move back and forth or sideways

Usage: the ship was rocking; the tall building swayed; She rocked back and forth on her feet

Main entry: rock, sway

Definition: cause to move back and forth

Usage: rock the cradle; rock the baby; the wind swayed the trees gently

Main entry: sway, swing

Definition: move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner

Usage: He swung back

Main entry: persuade, sway, carry

Definition: win approval or support for

Usage: Carry all before one; His speech did not sway the voters

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