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Definition 1: take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own - [verb of cognition]

Samples where sweep up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She embraced Catholicism
  • They adopted the Jewish faith

Synonyms for sweep up in the sense of this definition

(sweep up is a kind of ...) consider or hold as true

"I cannot accept the dogma of this church" "accept an argument"

(... is a kind of sweep up ) adopt

"take up new ideas"

Definition 2: force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action - [verb of stative]

Samples where sweep up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They were swept up by the events
  • don't drag me into this business

Synonyms for sweep up in the sense of this definition

(sweep up is a kind of ...) engage as a participant

"Don't involve me in your family affairs!"

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