Dictionary Results for heave


1. heave - noun

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

Synonym(s): heaving

Hypernym(s): rise, rising, ascent, ascension




2. heave - noun

· (geology) a horizontal dislocation

Hypernym(s): movement, motion




3. heave - noun

· the act of lifting something with great effort

Synonym(s): heaving

Hypernym(s): rise, ascent, ascension, ascending




4. heave - noun

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

Synonym(s): retch

Hypernym(s): spasm




5. heave - noun

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

Synonym(s): lift, raise

Hypernym(s): propulsion, actuation




6. heave - noun

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

Synonym(s): heaving

Hypernym(s): throw




7. heave - verb

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

Hypernym(s): utter, emit, let_out, let_loose




8. heave - verb

· throw with great effort

Hypernym(s): throw




9. heave - verb

· rise and move, as in waves or billows; "The army surged forward"

Synonym(s): billow, surge

Hypernym(s): inflate, blow_up




10. heave - verb

· lift or elevate

Synonym(s): heave_up, heft, heft_up

Hypernym(s): lift




11. heave - verb

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

Hypernym(s): move




12. heave - verb

· breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted; "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"

Synonym(s): pant, puff, gasp

Hypernym(s): blow




13. heave - verb

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

Synonym(s): buckle, warp

Hypernym(s): change_surface




14. heave - verb

· make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit

Synonym(s): gag, retch





Feeling Lucky?

Word Unscrambles for :arcidihdeaar netil oinnaepedchl trahotcespa
Rhymes for :croley hannity boccio boiled

Word Search

The only site you need for word puzzles, home work, anagrams and scrabble games. The best site for two word anagram solutions.
   
UNSCRAMBLE-ANAGRAM
Enter the letters to get anagrams for the word
One Word Two Word
DICTIONARY
Definitions, synonyms, antonyms and related words
 
CROSSWORD FINDER
Enter the word below with '?' to indicate missing letters
RHYME
Enter the word to find the rhymes
 
FIND
Enter the letters of the beginning, middle or end of the word.

Beginning End Middle
Visit anagrammatic.net
Advertisement

Advertisement 2