Meaning 1 ►▼
a stroke or blow with one or both arms, with or without an object, in a large arc. In many sports the player uses equipment, such as a bat, golf club, racquet, to hit a ball. He swings at the ball.
In golf, keep your head down as you swing at the ball.
Meaning 2 ►▼
to do something, to make something happen
It will be a hard job, but I'll take a swing at it.