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English noun: heave

1. heave (event) an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)


SamplesThe heaving of waves on a rough sea.


Synonymsheaving


Broader (hypernym)ascension, ascent, rise, rising

2. heave (event) (geology) a horizontal dislocation


Broader (hypernym)motion, movement


Domain categorygeology

3. heave (act) the act of lifting something with great effort


Synonymsheaving


Broader (hypernym)ascending, ascension, ascent, rise

4. heave (act) an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting


SamplesA bad case of the heaves.


Synonymsretch


Broader (hypernym)spasm

5. heave (act) the act of raising something


SamplesHe responded with a lift of his eyebrow.
Fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up.


Synonymslift, raise


Broader (hypernym)actuation, propulsion

6. heave (act) throwing something heavy (with great effort)


SamplesHe gave it a mighty heave.
He was not good at heaving passes.


Synonymsheaving


Broader (hypernym)throw


English verb: heave

1. heave (communication) utter a sound, as with obvious effort


SamplesShe heaved a deep sigh when she saw the list of things to do.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter

2. heave (contact) throw with great effort


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)throw

3. heave (motion) rise and move, as in waves or billows


SamplesThe army surged forward.


Synonymsbillow, surge


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)blow up, inflate

4. heave (contact) lift or elevate


Synonymsheave up, heft, heft up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)lift


Narrower (hyponym)upheave, weigh anchor, weigh the anchor

5. heave (motion) move or cause to move in a specified way, direction, or position


SamplesThe vessel hove into sight.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)move

6. heave (body) breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted


SamplesThe runners reached the finish line, panting heavily.


Synonymsgasp, pant, puff


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)blow

7. heave (change) bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat


SamplesThe highway buckled during the heat wave.


Synonymsbuckle, warp


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change surface


Narrower (hyponym)lift

8. heave (body) make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit


Synonymsgag, retch


Pattern of useSomebody ----s









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