alphabet

Heave

Definition of heave:

part of speech: verb

To be raised: to rise and fall: to try to vomit:- pr. p. heaving; pa. t. and pa. p. heaved' or ( naut.) hove.

part of speech: noun

An effort upward: a throw: a swelling: an effort to vomit:- pl. a disease of horses characterized by difficult and laborious breathing.

part of speech: verb

To be raised; rise and fall; pull.

part of speech: noun

A lifting; swelling.

part of speech: verb

To lift up: to throw: to cause to swell: to force from the breast.

part of speech: verb

To lift; throw; utter, as a sign.

part of speech: verb

To hoist or lift up; force from the breast, as a sigh; cause to swell; throw.

part of speech: noun

An effort or exertion upwards; lift; the act of throwing; swell.

part of speech: verb

To be lifted up; swell; rise and fall alternately; struggle or toil; pant; vomit.

part of speech: verb

Heaved or hove.

Usage examples for heave:

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