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SWATHE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does swathe mean? 

SWATHE (noun)
  The noun SWATHE has 1 sense:

1. an enveloping bandage

  Familiarity information: SWATHE used as a noun is very rare.


SWATHE (verb)
  The verb SWATHE has 1 sense:

1. wrap in swaddling clothes

  Familiarity information: SWATHE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SWATHE (noun)


Sense 1swathe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An enveloping bandage

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

swathe; wrapping

Hypernyms ("swathe" is a kind of...):

bandage; patch (a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body)


SWATHE (verb)


Sense 1swathe [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Wrap in swaddling clothes

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

swaddle; swathe

Context example:

swaddled the infant

Hypernyms (to "swathe" is one way to...):

bind (make fast; tie or secure, with or as if with a rope)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


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