sweðrian
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sweðrian
swiðrian, sweoðerian; p. ode (some instances of the cpd. ge*-*sweðrian, omitted under that word, are given here) To retire, withdraw, abate, subside, decrease, fail, come to an end:?-Sweðraþ facessit, discedit, Wrt. Voc. ii. 33, 30. Gesweðeriaþ fatescunt (fatiscere dissolvi, Migne), 96, 18. Mylt, sweþrede, áswand, áteorade dissolvitur, desinit, discedit, 147, 25. Gesuedrade, gesuidradae, gisuderadae constipuisse, Txts. 53, 525. Geswiðrade, Wrt. Voc. ii. 14, 71. Gesweþrade constipuit, i. defecit, 133, 63. Sweþeredan fatescunt, 37, 29: facescunt, 91, 61. Gesueðradun, -suedradum exoleverunt, Txts. 61, 786. Exoliverunt, i. tabuerunt, eruperunt, arripuerunt, vel gesweþredon, Wrt. Voc. ii. 145, 82. Sweþriendum facessante, 33, 29. Sweðriende, 75, 20. I. in reference to concrete things Se bryne sweþraþ the burning ceases, Exon. Th. 213, 24; Ph. 229. Swég swiðrode the sound ceased, Cd. Th. 197, 18; Exod. 309. Cyre (cyrr?) swiðrode sǽs æt ende (the sea no longer ebbed (?), it rolled back upon the Egyptians ), 207, 12; Exod. 465. Mere sweoðerade (the sea subsided ), ýða ongin eft oncyrde, hreóh holmþracu, Andr. Kmbl. 930; An. 465. Dryhten forlét dægcandelle scíre scínan, sceadu sweðe*-*rodon, 1672; An. 838. Sweþredon, Exon. Th. 179, 16; Gú. 1262. Swiðredon, Cd. Th. 184, 27; Exod. 113. Ðonne dú ongite ðæt ðæt geswel hnescige and swiþrige, Lchdm. ii. 208, 16. Ðæt fýr ongon sweðrian, Beo. Th. 5397; B. 2702. Swiðrian, Cd. Th. 8, 34; Gen. 134. II. in reference to abstract things Se longa gefeá ǽfre ne sweþraþ the long joy never comes to an end, Exon. Th. 238, 23; Ph. 608. Hwæþere him ðæs wonges wyn sweðrade whether the delight in the plain was abating with him, 123, 16; Gú. 323. Hild sweðrode, earfoð and ellen, Beo. Th. 1807; B. 901. Gif mægen swiðrade, Cd. Th. 193, 7; Exod. 242. Nó swiðrode ríce, 256, 12; Dan. 639. Him sweðraden synna lustas sinful joys subsided in him, Exon. Th. 109, 2; Gú. 84. Metod lét Babilone blǽd swiðrian, Cd. Th. 258, 30; Dan. 683. v. ge*-*sweðerian; swaðrian, and next word.
This is a supplementary entry with editorial changes to an entry in the main volume of the dictionary. Look under the 'Possibly connected entries' below, or for the same headword in the list to the left.

A Combined List of Abbreviations.

Abbreviation not recognized. See:

A Combined List of Abbreviations.