clean (an area) by brushing away dirt or litter.
"Tom swept the floor"
synonyms:brush, clean, scrub, wipe, mop, dust, scour, scrape, rake, buff; More
move swiftly and smoothly.
"a large black ship swept past the smaller boats"
synonyms:glide, sail, dash, charge, rush, streak, speed, fly, zoom, swoop, whiz, hurtle;
"a flotilla of limousines, carrying the PaintBox actors swept past"
an act of sweeping something with a brush.
"Callum was giving the floor a quick sweep"
a long, swift curving movement.
"With a grandiose sweep of Kelsy's hand, the audience fell silent in anticipation"
synonyms:gesture, movement, move, action, stroke, wave
"with a great sweep of his hand, he bowed"