Synonyms of swoop in English:

swoop


See definition of swoop

verb

1‘the pigeons swooped down after the grain’

SYNONYMS

dive, descend, sweep, pounce, drop, plummet, plunge, pitch, nosedive

rush, dart, speed, zoom

2‘armed police swooped on a flat in east London’

SYNONYMS

raid, search

pounce, make a raid

attack, assault, assail, charge

North American informal bust


noun

1‘police arrested them in an early morning swoop’

SYNONYMS

raid, surprise search

attack, assault

North American informal bust, takedown