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Definition of Sway

Sway
Sway Sway, n. 1. The act of swaying; a swaying motion; the swing or sweep of a weapon. With huge two-handed sway brandished aloft. --Milton. 2. Influence, weight, or authority that inclines to one side; as, the sway of desires. --A. Tucker. 3. Preponderance; turn or cast of balance. Expert When to advance, or stand, or turn the sway Of battle. --Milton. 4. Rule; dominion; control. --Cowper. When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, The post of honor is a private station. --Addison. 5. A switch or rod used by thatchers to bind their work. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell. Syn: Rule; dominion; power; empire; control; influence; direction; preponderance; ascendency.
Sway
Sway Sway, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Swayed; p. pr. & vb. n. Swaying.] [OE. sweyen, Icel. sveigja, akin to E. swing; cf. D. zwaaijen to wield, swing. See Swing, and cf. Swag, v. i.] 1. To move or wield with the hand; to swing; to wield; as, to sway the scepter. As sparkles from the anvil rise, When heavy hammers on the wedge are swayed. --Spenser. 2. To influence or direct by power and authority; by persuasion, or by moral force; to rule; to govern; to guide. The will of man is by his reason swayed. --Shak. She could not sway her house. --Shak. This was the race To sway the world, and land and sea subdue. --Dryden. 3. To cause to incline or swing to one side, or backward and forward; to bias; to turn; to bend; warp; as, reeds swayed by wind; judgment swayed by passion. As bowls run true by being made On purpose false, and to be swayed. --Hudibras. Let not temporal and little advantages sway you against a more durable interest. --Tillotson. 4. (Naut.) To hoist; as, to sway up the yards. Syn: To bias; rule; govern; direct; influence; swing; move; wave; wield.
Sway
Sway Sway, v. i. 1. To be drawn to one side by weight or influence; to lean; to incline. The balance sways on our part. --Bacon. 2. To move or swing from side to side; or backward and forward. 3. To have weight or influence. The example of sundry churches . . . doth sway much. --Hooker. 4. To bear sway; to rule; to govern. Hadst thou swayed as kings should do. --Shak.

Meaning of Sway from wikipedia

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