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heave

heave

 
pronunciation:
hiv
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: heaved, heaves, heaving
definition 1: to push (something or someone) up or out with great effort.
similar words:
boost, churn, elevate, hoist, lift, raise
definition 2: to throw violently; hurl.
synonyms:
fling, hurl, throw
similar words:
cast, catapult, chuck, dash, launch, pitch, sling, toss
definition 3: to release (a sigh) with difficulty.
similar words:
eject, emit, exhale, release, sigh
definition 4: to raise violently; displace.
The volcanic eruption heaved up broken rock.
synonyms:
disgorge, expel
similar words:
vomit
definition 5: to throw one's weight into dragging, esp. by hauling on a rope or line.
synonyms:
drag, haul
similar words:
pull, tow, tug, yank
definition 6: to vomit or retch.
synonyms:
disgorge, regurgitate, retch, vomit
similar words:
spew
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to rise and fall heavily.
His chest heaved.The boat heaved against its mooring.
synonyms:
pitch
similar words:
expand, jerk, surge, swell
definition 2: to swell or bend upward under the pressure of powerful underlying force.
synonyms:
buckle
similar words:
bend, swell, warp
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an act or instance of heaving.
synonyms:
fling, hurl
similar words:
boost, pitch, throw
definition 2: in geology, the horizontal shift of a rock layer.
similar words:
shift, slide
definition 3: (pl. but used with a sing. verb) a disease in horses that resembles asthma in humans.
similar words:
asthma