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Verb: sway  swey
  1. Move back and forth or sideways
    "the tall building swayed";
    - rock, shake
     
  2. Move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner
    "He swayed back";
    - swing
     
  3. Win approval or support for
    "His speech did not sway the voters";
    - carry, persuade
     
  4. Cause to move back and forth
    "the wind swayed the trees gently";
    - rock
Noun: sway  swey
  1. Controlling influence
     
  2. Pitching dangerously to one side
    - rock, careen, tilt

Derived forms: swayed, swaying, sways

Type of: act upon, displace, influence, lurch, move, move back and forth, pitch, pitching, power, powerfulness, work

Encyclopedia: Sway, Sway, Baby!