заметать

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Etymology 1[edit]

замести́ (zamestí) +‎ -а́ть (-átʹ)

Verb[edit]

замета́ть (zametátʹimpf (perfective замести́)

  1. to sweep (up)
  2. (with snow, sand etc.) to cover, to drift (against)
    дом замета́ло сне́гомdom zametálo snégomthe snow drifted in great piles against the house
  3. (colloquial) to seize, to pinch, to run in, to arrest
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Etymology 2[edit]

за- (za-) +‎ мета́ть (metátʹ, to baste)

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замета́ть (zametátʹpf (imperfective замётывать)

  1. to baste, to tack, to sew up
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Etymology 3[edit]

за- (za-) +‎ мета́ть (metátʹ, to throw, to cast)

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замета́ть (zametátʹpf (imperfective замётывать)

  1. (colloquial) to bespatter, to shower, to bombard with
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замета́ть (zametátʹpf (imperfective мета́ть)

  1. to start throwing
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