|part of speech:
||swipes, swiping, swiped
||(informal) to take something without permission; steal.
Who swiped my pencil?
||to move through a special machine that reads information contained in a piece of magnetic tape.
The cashier swiped my credit card and then entered the purchase amount.
||to try to hit something by making a sweeping motion with the hand and arm.
The cat swiped at the dog's nose.