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  Definition of heave
  1. throwing something heavy (with great effort); "he gave it a mighty heave"; "he was not good at heaving passes"
  2. the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"
  3. an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting; "a bad case of the heaves"
  4. the act of lifting something with great effort
  5. (geology) a horizontal dislocation
  6. an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling); "the heaving of waves on a rough sea"
  7. breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted; "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"
  8. make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit
  9. bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heatwave"
  10. utter a sound, as with obvious effort; "She heaved a deep sigh when she saw the list of things to do"
  11. lift or elevate
  12. throw with great effort
  13. rise and move, as in waves or billows; "The army surged forward"
  14. nautical: to move or cause to move in a specified way, direction, or position; "The vessel hove into sight"
Similar Words: heaving, lift, raise, retch, pant, puff, gasp, gag, buckle, warp, heave up, heft, heft up, billow, surge

 

Hyponyms: lift, upheave, weigh anchor, weigh the anchor

 

Derivational Morphology: heave up, heft, heft up, raise, lift, elevate, get up, bring up, hoist, wind, vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up, gag, buckle, warp, billow, surge, panting, heaving, gasp, pant, blow, puff, puffing, huffing, snorting, heaver, rush, spate, upsurge

 

Anagrams: Hevea

 

 
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