Warning: mysql_numrows(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL result resource in /home/kidsnetau/dictionary_content.txt on line 15

Dictionary

  Definition of sweep up
  1. take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one''s own; "She embraced Catholocism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"
  2. force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don''t drag me into this business"
Similar Words: espouse, embrace, adopt, embroil, tangle, sweep, drag, drag in

 

Hyponyms: take up, latch on, fasten on, hook on, seize on

 

Derivational Morphology: borrowing, adoption, embrace, bosom, imbroglio, embroilment

 

 
  Search Dictionary

Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
 
 
  
  Random Word
punnet means a small light basket used as a measure for fruits; ... more
 
  Find words starting with:
   
A
B
C
   
D
E
F
   
G
H
I
   
J
K
L
   
M
N
O
   
P
Q
R
   
S
T
U
   
V
W
X
   
Y
Z