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According to WordNet, the verb "swing" has 13 sense(s).
202717472 hang freely; "the ornaments dangled from the tree"; "The light dropped from the ceiling".
201725375 play with a subtle and intuitively felt sense of rhythm.
201877355 move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner; "He swung back".
201877620 change direction with a swinging motion; turn; "swing back"; "swing forward".
202537238 influence decisively; "This action swung many votes over to his side".
202087745 move in a curve or arc, usually with the intent of hitting; "He swung his left fist"; "swing a bat".
- SUMO Mappings: Guiding (subsuming mapping)
202752277 have a certain musical rhythm; "The music has to swing".
202389815 be a social swinger; socialize a lot.
201593763 make a big sweeping gesture or movement.
202615140 live in a lively, modern, and relaxed style; "The Woodstock generation attempted to swing freely".
201152040 hit or aim at with a sweeping arm movement; "The soccer player began to swing at the referee".
201427483 engage freely in promiscuous sex, often with the husband or wife of one's friends; "There were many swinging couples in the 1960's".
200557216 alternate dramatically between high and low values; "his mood swings"; "the market is swinging up and down".
- SUMO Mappings: Motion (subsuming mapping)
- SUMO Mappings: Process (subsuming mapping)
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