English → English - sway

Pronunciation
n. swaying movement, moving back and forth; influence, control, authority
v. move back and forth, swing to and fro; lean in a certain direction; be inclined toward, be sympathetic to; hesitate; cause to swing; influence, affect the opinion or actions of

English → Spanish - sway

Pronunciation
s. balanceo, bamboleo, oscilación, vaivén; dominio, ascendencia, dominación, influencia, influjo, predominio, señorío
v. bambolear, bambalear, bambalearse, mimbrear; influir en, influenciar, predisponer; bambolearse, cimbrar, cimbrear, cimbrearse, contonearse, ladearse, mimbrearse, tambalearse; convencer, persuadir

English → French - sway

Pronunciation
n. balancement emprise, influence
v. balancer; osciller, se balancer; s'incliner; faire pencher; influencer; régner, gouverner

English → German - sway

Pronunciation
n. Herrschaft; Schwanken (Mast)
v. schaukeln; wiegen; beeinflussen; beherrschen

English → Indonesian - sway

Pronunciation
n. goyangan, goyahan, lenggok, lenggang, ayunan, ayun ambung, kekuasaan, kecakrukan
v. bergoyang, berayun, terayun-ayun, melenggok, bergerak-gerak, menggoyangkan, menggoncangkan, mempengaruhi, mengubah

English → Italian - sway

Pronunciation
s. ondeggiamento, oscillazione, dondolio; inclinazione, pendenza; (fig) influenza, potere, potestà; dominio, impero
v. ondeggiare, oscillare, dondolare; inclinarsi, pendere; piegare; governare; influenzare

English → Polish - sway

Pronunciation
n. kołysanie się, władza, rozpanoszenie się, kierownictwo, wpływ
v. kołysać się, kołysać, rzucać, kiwać, wywijać, rządzić, zadecydować, przechylić szalę, zaszamotać się, wachlować, huśtać, szamotać, rzucić, kiwnąć, wywinąć

English → Portuguese - sway

Pronunciation
s. balanço; influência; poder
v. manejar; oscilar; inclinar; influenciar; elevar; governar

English → Romanian - sway

Pronunciation
n. legănare, balansare, sceptru, guvernare, conducere, stăpânire, putere, mărire
v. legăna, balansa, ezita, clătina, mânui, ţine un sceptru, domina, stăpâni {poet.}, influenţa, guverna {poet.}, legăna: se legăna, balansa: se balansa, codi: se codi

English → Russian - sway

Pronunciation
с. качание, правление, колебание, взмах, власть, влияние, тенденция
г. качаться, колебаться, иметь влияние; перетягивать, склонять, править

English → Turkish - sway

Pronunciation
f. sallanmak, sarsılmak, eğmek, hüküm sürmek, eğilimi olmak, meyilli olmak, aklını çelmek, saptırmak, etkilemek, etki etmek, üzerinde etkisi olmak, yönlendirmek, hükmetmek
i. sallanma, dalgalanma, etki, tesir, idare, hükmetme, egemenlik

English → Ukrainian - sway

Pronunciation
n. гойдання, правління
v. коливатися, гойдати, впливати, колихатися, мантиляти, мотати, похитнути, рядити, хитати, хитатися

English → Dutch - sway

Pronunciation
zn. zwaai; heerschappij, macht, overwicht, invloed
ww. slingeren, zwaaien, schommelen

English → Greek - sway

Pronunciation
ουσ. εξουσία, επιρροή, κουνώ, κράτος, ταλάντευση
ρήμ. κραδαίνω, ταλαντεύω, πάλλω, ταλαντεύομαι, κυβερνώ, επηρεάζω

English → Arabic - sway

Pronunciation
‏هيمنة، سطوة، إشمئزاز، حكم، تأرجح، تمايل‏
‏تمايل، تسلط، أثر على، ترنح، تثنى، تأرجح، إهتز، حمله على تغيير رأيه، هز، فرض سيطرته‏

English → Chinese - sway

Pronunciation
(名) 摇动, 摇摆; 统治; 支配; 影响
(动) 摇动, 摇摆; 动摇; 歪, 倾斜; 转向; 摇动, 使摇摆; 使动摇; 弄歪, 使倾斜; 影响

English → Chinese - sway

Pronunciation
(名) 搖動, 搖擺; 統治; 支配; 影響
(動) 搖動, 搖擺; 動搖; 歪, 傾斜; 轉向; 搖動, 使搖擺; 使動搖; 弄歪, 使傾斜; 影響

English → Hindi - sway

Pronunciation
n. बोलबाला, देलन, प्रभाव, शासन
v. डोलना, हिलना-डुलना, एक आ‍ेर झुकना, घटना-बढ़ना, हिलाना, प्रभावित करना

English → Japanese - sway

Pronunciation
(動) 前後に揺れる; 揺れ動く; 揺らす; ちゃんとした方向に傾く; 傾ける; 気持ちが傾く; 意見や行動に影響を及ぼす
(名) 揺れ, 振動; 動揺; 影響力

English → Korean - sway

Pronunciation
명. 동요, 이리저리 움직임; 영향, 권리
동. 흔들다, 흔들 흔들 움직이다; 한쪽으로 기울다; 마음이 흔들리다; 머뭇거리다; 흔들리게 하다; 영향을 끼치다

English → Vietnamese - sway

Pronunciation
n. sự lung lay, sự cai trị, sự ảnh hưởng
v. khiến chịu ảnh hưởng, lúc lắc, do dự, chỉ huy

Definition of sway

Pronunciation
Noun
1. The act of swaying; a swaying motion; a swing or sweep of a weapon.
2. A rocking or swinging motion.
The old song caused a little sway in everyone in the room.
3. Influence, weight, or authority that inclines to one side; as, the sway of desires.
I doubt I'll hold much sway with someone so powerful.
4. Preponderance; turn or cast of balance.
5. Rule; dominion; control.
6. A switch or rod used by thatchers to bind their work.
7. The maximum amplitude of a vehicle's lateral motion
Verb
8. To move or swing from side to side; or backward and forward; to rock.
Sway to the music;
The trees swayed in the breeze.
9. To move or wield with the hand; to swing; to wield.
To sway the sceptre
10. To influence or direct by power, authority, persuasion, or by moral force; to rule; to govern; to guide. Compare persuade.
Do you think you can sway their decision?
11. To cause to incline or swing to one side, or backward and forward; to bias; to turn; to bend; warp.
Reeds swayed by the wind;
Judgment swayed by passion
12. To hoist (a mast or yard) into position.
To sway up the yards
13. To be drawn to one side by weight or influence; to lean; to incline.
14. To have weight or influence.
15. To bear sway; to rule; to govern.
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Verb Forms

Present participle: swaying
Present: sway (3.person: sways)
Past: swayed
Future: will sway
Present conditional: would sway
Present Perfect: have swayed (3.person: has swayed)
Past Perfect: had swayed
Future Perfect: will have swayed
Past conditional: would have swayed
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