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wave

wave

 
pronunciation:
weIv
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: the water that rises from the surface of a body of water.
The boat rocked on the ocean waves.
 
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: waved, waves, waving
definition 1: to move gently in the air.
The flag waves at the top of the pole.
definition 2: to make a signal by moving a hand, arm, or object in the air. People often wave when they see someone they know.
She waved when she saw us at the train station.
similar words:
salute, sign
derivations: waveless (adj.), wavelike (adj.)
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