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Definition of HEAVE

noun : HEAVE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling); "the heaving of waves on a rough sea" ;

  • 2. (

    ) (geology) a horizontal dislocation ;

  • 4. (

    ) an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting; "a bad case of the heaves" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up" ;

  • 6. (

    ) throwing something heavy (with great effort); "he gave it a mighty heave"; "he was not good at heaving passes" ;

verb : HEAVE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) utter a sound, as with obvious effort; "She heaved a deep sigh when she saw the list of things to do" ;

  • 2. (

    ) throw with great effort ;

  • 5. (

    ) move or cause to move in a specified way, direction, or position; "The vessel hove into sight" ;

  • 7. (

    ) bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave" ;


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