Definition of Slew

1. Noun. (often followed by 'of') a large number or amount or extent. "A wad of money"




2. Verb. Turn sharply; change direction abruptly. "The motorbike veered to the right"
Exact synonyms: Curve, Cut, Sheer, Slue, Swerve, Trend, Veer
Generic synonyms: Turn
Specialized synonyms: Peel Off, Yaw
Derivative terms: Curve, Curve, Swerve, Swerve, Swerving, Trend, Veering

3. Verb. Move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner. "The wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
Exact synonyms: Skid, Slide, Slip, Slue
Specialized synonyms: Submarine, Skid, Side-slip
Generic synonyms: Glide
Derivative terms: Skid, Slide, Slide, Slide, Slider, Slip
Also: Slip Up

Definition of Slew

1. v. t. See Slue.

2. n. A wet place; a river inlet.

Definition of Slew

1. Noun. (American English) A large amount. ¹

2. Noun. The act, or process of slaying. ¹

3. Noun. A device used for slaying. ¹

4. Noun. A change of position. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive nautical) To rotate or turn something about its axis. ¹

6. Verb. (transitive) To veer a vehicle. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) To insert extra ticks or skip some ticks of a clock to slowly correct its time. ¹

8. Verb. (intransitive) To pivot. ¹

9. Verb. (intransitive) To skid. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive rail transport) to move something (usually a railway line) sideways ¹

11. Verb. (transitive British slang) To make a public mockery of someone through insult or wit. ¹

12. Verb. (simple past of slay) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slew

1. to slue [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: slue

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slew

slept
slept off
slepton
sleptons
sleptwalk
sleptwalked
sleuth
sleuth-hound
sleuth-hounds
sleuthed
sleuthhound
sleuthhounds
sleuthing
sleuths
sleuthy
slew (current term)
slew rate
slewed
slewest
slewing
slews
slewth
sley
sleyed
sleying
sleys
slice
slice and dice
slice bar
slice category

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