Textual thesaurus for "sway"

(noun) rock, tilt, careen

pitching dangerously to one side

(verb) rock, shake

move back and forth or sideways

the ship was rocking; the tall building swayed; She rocked back and forth on her feet

(verb) rock

cause to move back and forth

rock the cradle; rock the baby; the wind swayed the trees gently

(verb) swing

move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner

He swung back

(verb) persuade, carry

win approval or support for

Carry all before one; His speech did not sway the voters