Found 3 items, similar to sway.
English → Indonesian
goyangan, kekuasaan, menganting, mengubah, terayun-ayun
English → English
n 1: controlling influence
2: pitching dangerously to one side [syn: rock
v 1: move back and forth or sideways; “the ship was rocking”
“the tall building swayed”
; “She rocked back and forth
on her feet”
2: move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner; “He swung
3: win approval or support for; “Carry all before one”
speech did not sway the voters”
4: cause to move back and forth; “rock the cradle”
; “rock the
; “the wind swayed the trees gently”
English → English
(sw[=a]), v. i.
1. To be drawn to one side by weight or influence; to lean;
The balance sways on our part. --Bacon.
2. To move or swing from side to side; or backward and
3. To have weight or influence.
The example of sundry churches . . . doth sway much.
4. To bear sway; to rule; to govern.
Hadst thou swayed as kings should do. --Shak.
(sw[=a]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Swayed
; p. pr. & vb.
.] [OE. sweyen, Icel. sveigja, akin to E. swing;
cf. D. zwaaijen to wield, swing. See Swing
, and cf. Swag
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.
2. To influence or direct by power and authority; by
persuasion, or by moral force; to rule; to govern; to
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.
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;
1. The act of swaying; a swaying motion; the swing or sweep
of a weapon.
With huge two-handed sway brandished aloft.
2. Influence, weight, or authority that inclines to one side;
as, the sway of desires. --A. Tucker.
3. Preponderance; turn or cast of balance.
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.