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swipe

swipe

pronunciation:
swaIp
part of speech: verb
inflections: swiped, swipes, swiping
definition 1: (informal) to take something without permission; steal.
Who swiped my pencil?
definition 2: 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.
definition 3: to try to hit something by making a sweeping motion with the hand and arm.
The cat swiped at the dog's nose.