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Swap vs. Swipe

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  • Swap (verb)

    To exchange or give (something) in an exchange (for something else).

    "exchange|switch|trade"

  • Swap (verb)

    To hit, to strike.

  • Swap (verb)

    To beat the air, or ply the wings, with a sweeping flap.

  • Swap (verb)

    To fall; to rush hastily or violently.

  • Swap (noun)

    An exchange of two comparable things.

    "quote-book|lang=en|1819|{{w|Sir Walter Scott|w|Tales of My Landlord|section=The Bride of Lammermoor|passage=I e’en changed it, as occasion served, with the skippers o’ Dutch luggers and French vessels, for gin and brandy... a gude swap too, between what cheereth the soul of man and that which dingeth it clean out of his body}}"

  • Swap (noun)

    A financial derivative in which two parties agree to exchange one stream of cashflow against another stream.

  • Swap (noun)

    Space available in a swap file for use as auxiliary memory.

    "How much swap do you need?"

  • Swap (noun)

    A blow; a stroke.

  • Swipe (verb)

    To grab or bat quickly.

    "The cat swiped at the shoelace."

  • Swipe (verb)

    To strike with a strong blow in a sweeping motion.

  • Swipe (verb)

    To scan or register by sliding (a swipecard etc.) through a reader.

    "He swiped his card at the door."

  • Swipe (verb)

    To interact with a touch screen by drawing one's finger rapidly across it.

    "Swipe left to hide the toolbar."

  • Swipe (verb)

    To draw (one's finger) rapidly across a touch screen.

  • Swipe (verb)

    To steal or snatch.

    "Hey! Who swiped my lunch?"

  • Swipe (noun)

    A quick grab, bat, or other motion with the hand or paw; a sweep.

  • Swipe (noun)

    A strong blow given with a sweeping motion, as with a bat or club.

  • Swipe (noun)

    An act of interacting with a touch screen by drawing the finger rapidly across it.

  • Swipe (noun)

    An act of passing a swipecard through a card reader.

  • Swipe (noun)

    A rough guess; an estimate or swag.

    "Take a swipe at the answer, even if you're not sure."

  • Swipe (noun)

    An attack, insult or critical remark.

    "The politician took a swipe at his opponents."

  • Swipe (noun)

    Poor, weak beer or other inferior alcoholic beverage; rotgut.

    "swipes"

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Swap

    To strike; - with off.

  • Swap

    To exchange (usually two things of the same kind); to swop.

  • Swap (verb)

    To fall or descend; to rush hastily or violently.

  • Swap (verb)

    To beat the air, or ply the wings, with a sweeping motion or noise; to flap.

  • Swap (noun)

    A blow; a stroke.

  • Swap (noun)

    An exchange; a barter.

  • Swap (adverb)

    Hastily.

  • Swipe (noun)

    A swape or sweep. See Sweep.

  • Swipe (noun)

    A strong blow given with a sweeping motion, as with a bat or club.

  • Swipe (noun)

    Poor, weak beer; small beer.

  • Swipe

    To give a swipe to; to strike forcibly with a sweeping motion, as a ball.

  • Swipe

    To pluck; to snatch; to steal.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Swap (noun)

    an equal exchange;

    "we had no money so we had to live by barter"

  • Swap (verb)

    exchange or give (something) in exchange for

  • Swap (verb)

    move (a piece of a program) into memory, in computer science

  • Swipe (noun)

    a sweeping stroke or blow

  • Swipe (verb)

    strike with a swiping motion

  • Swipe (verb)

    make off with belongings of others

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