Definition of SWIFT:
A swift-flying insectivorous bird with long, slender wings and a superficial resemblance to a swallow, spending most of its life on the wing.
A light, adjustable reel for holding a skein of silk or wool.
Happening quickly or promptly.
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications. Global communication network that facilitates 24-hour secure international exchange of payment instructions between banks, central banks, multinational corporations, and major securities firms. A member owned cooperative organized in 1977 under Belgium law, it now includes over 6,500 participating members from more than 180 countries which together process in excess of a billion messages every year (about 300 million messages every day). See also CHIPS.
A moth, typically yellow-brown in color, with fast darting flight. The eggs are scattered in flight and the larvae live underground feeding on roots, where they can be a serious pest.
Synonyms of SWIFT
Abrupt, Agile, Alacritous, Alert, Apt, Breakneck, Brief, Brisk, Cometary, Cursory, Dashing, Decisive, Dispatchful, Double-quick, Eagle-winged, Electrifying, Expeditious, Express, Fast, Festinate, Feverish, Flashing, Flat-out, Fleet, Flickering, Flying, Full tilt, Furious, Galloping, Hair-trigger, Hasty, Headlong, Hurried, Hustling, Immediate, Impetuous, Impulsive, Instant, Instantaneous, Last-minute, Light of heel, Light-footed, Lively, Mercurial, Meteoric, Nerve-shattering, Nimble, Nimble-footed, On the spot, Passing, Precipitant, Precipitate, Precipitous, Prompt, Promptly, Punctual, Quick, Quick as lightning, Quick as thought, Quickly, Raking, Rapid, Rapidly, Ready, Reckless, Running, Sharp, Shocking, Short, Short and sweet, Short-term, Short-termed, Slap-bang, Slapdash, Smart, Snap, Snappy, Spanking, Speedily, Speedy, Spry, Startling, Sudden, Summary, Superficial, Supersonic, Surprising, Swiftly, Unanticipated, Unexpected, Unforeseen, Unlooked-for, Unpredicted, Urgent, Winged, Prompt, Rapid, Sudden, Immediate, Instant, Instantaneous, Without delay, Ready, Punctual
How to use SWIFT in a sentence?
- Streams that ran swift and clear.
- The White-throated Swift is a large, slender swift with long wings and a narrow tail, usually held closed into a point.
- A remarkably swift recovery.
- Banks will have a SWIFT number that makes it easier to complete a transfer from one country to another.
- Donald tried to wire money to his suppliers Bank of America account, but he couldnt complete the form because he forgot the banks SWIFT code.
Meaning of SWIFT & SWIFT Definition