Swipe and Take


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Swipe verb – To take (something) without right and with an intent to keep.
Usage example: somebody swiped the stop sign that used to be on the corner

Take is a synonym for swipe in action topic. In some cases you can use "Take" instead a verb "Swipe", when it comes to topics like steal.
Nearby Words: swiped, swiping
Synonyms for Swipe


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Take verb – To reach for and take hold of by embracing with the fingers or arms.
Swipe is a synonym for take in steal topic. You can use "Swipe" instead a verb "Take", if it concerns topics such as filch. informal substitute
Nearby Words: taking, taken, taker
Synonyms for Take

How words are described

good good swipe good take
single single swipe single take
obvious obvious swipe obvious take
sarcastic sarcastic swipe sarcastic take
Other adjectives: popular, little, dramatic, hilarious, odd, last.

Common collocations

way swipe way take way
drink swipe drink take drink
names swipe names take names

Both words in one sentence

  • Literature / Shadows of the Empire Mighty Glacier: Wampas are slow, but one swipe from them can take out a third of your health.
  • Literature / The Flight Engineer Using an in-universe movie as a proxy, in The Privateer the authors take a hilarious swipe at the TOS episode where Gene Roddenberry confused the Enterprise with a submarine.
  • Music / Brian Eno Take That: "Dead Finks Don't Talk" from his solo debut sounds a lot like a swipe at Bryan Ferry, who had recently thrown him out of Roxy Music.
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