sway-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: (cause to) move gently back and forth

Employees watched pictures drop from the walls and then felt the
skyscraper sway seven to eight feet.
She swayed unsteadily on her feet, leaning hard against the door to the subway car.
He swayed to the music.
Veronique swayed the fan gently as she spoke.

VerbNet: body_internal_motion-49,force-59,modes_of_being_with_motion-47.3
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: sway.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3

Sense Number 2: persuade, influence

The real question is whether he has swayed any votes in the House of Representatives.
I would be shocked if he swayed anyone's opinion.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: Suasion
PropBank: sway.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4