Definition of "swathe" [swathe]

  • (verb-transitive) To wrap or bind with or as if with bandages.
  • (verb-transitive) To enfold or constrict.
  • (noun) A wrapping, binding, or bandage.
  • (noun) Variant of swath.

Use "swathe" in a sentence

  • "And foreign aid, ironically, is one of the elements of spending that actually has a constituency among a certain swathe of conservative elites (Michael Gerson, etc.)."
  • "Once again, there's that 80-mile swathe, which is so critical."
  • "Can you just give us an idea of the geography here, what kind of swathe we're talking about from Midwest City to Moore?"

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