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Noun: swipe  swIp
  1. A sweeping stroke or blow
Verb: swipe  swIp
  1. Strike with a swiping motion
  2. Make off with belongings of others
    - pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch [Brit], abstract, snarf [N. Amer], hook, sneak, filch [informal], nobble [Brit], lift, nick [Brit, informal], whip [Brit], snatch
  3. Pass (e.g. a card) through or over an electronic device to scan or register content (e.g. to get admission, make a payment, etc.)

Derived forms: swiped, swipes, swiping

See also: sideswipe

Type of: hit, rip, rip off, shot, steal, stroke

Encyclopedia: Swipe