“Once the servant had swept the floor, we would spread out the mat on the floor”.
Past and past participle of sweep. To clean especially a floor by using a brush to collect the dirt into one place from which it can be removed.
“She swept the ashes from the fireplace”.
If you sweep an area of floor or ground, you push dirt or rubbish off it using a brush.
” when I arrived, he was sweeping the leaves from the driveway”. Everyone looked up as she swept into the room”.
What does sweep out mean? Definition of sweep out is to remove dust, dirt, etc. from something by using a broom or brush.
2. The definition of sweep out is to push, carry or lift something/someone with great force.