Definition of SWIFT:

  1. A swift-flying insectivorous bird with long, slender wings and a superficial resemblance to a swallow, spending most of its life on the wing.

  2. A light, adjustable reel for holding a skein of silk or wool.

  3. Happening quickly or promptly.

  4. 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.

  5. Swiftly.

  6. 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?

  1. Streams that ran swift and clear.
  2. The White-throated Swift is a large, slender swift with long wings and a narrow tail, usually held closed into a point.
  3. A remarkably swift recovery.
  4. Banks will have a SWIFT number that makes it easier to complete a transfer from one country to another.
  5. 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