Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun heave

6 senses of heave

Sense 1
heave, heaving -- (an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling); "the heaving of waves on a rough sea")
       => rise, rising, ascent, ascension -- (a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon")

Sense 2
heave -- ((geology) a horizontal dislocation)
       => movement, motion -- (a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something)

Sense 3
heave, heaving -- (the act of lifting something with great effort)
       => rise, ascent, ascension, ascending -- (the act of changing location in an upward direction)

Sense 4
heave, retch -- (an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting; "a bad case of the heaves")
       => spasm -- ((pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel))

Sense 5
lift, raise, heave -- (the act of raising something; "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up")
       => propulsion, actuation -- (the act of propelling)

Sense 6
heave, heaving -- (throwing something heavy (with great effort); "he gave it a mighty heave"; "he was not good at heaving passes")
       => throw -- (the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb heave

8 senses of heave

Sense 1
heave -- (utter a sound, as with obvious effort; "She heaved a deep sigh when she saw the list of things to do")
       => utter, emit, let out, let loose -- (express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); "She let out a big heavy sigh"; "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand")

Sense 2
heave -- (throw with great effort)
       => throw -- (propel through the air; "throw a frisbee")

Sense 3
billow, surge, heave -- (rise and move, as in waves or billows; "The army surged forward")
       => inflate, blow up -- (fill with gas or air; "inflate a balloons")

Sense 4
heave, heave up, heft, heft up -- (lift or elevate)
       => lift -- (take hold of something and move it to a different location; "lift the box onto the table")

Sense 5
heave -- (move or cause to move in a specified way, direction, or position; "The vessel hove into sight")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 6
pant, puff, gasp, heave -- (breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted; "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily")
       => blow -- (exhale hard; "blow on the soup to cool it down")

Sense 7
heave, buckle, warp -- (bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heat wave")
       => change surface -- (undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface)

Sense 8
gag, heave, retch -- (make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit)

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