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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. heave: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. heave: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. heave: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. heave: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. heave, heave: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. heave: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Heave, heave: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. heave: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Heave: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. heave: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. heave: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. heave: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. heave: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. heave: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. heave: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. heave: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. heave: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Heave: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. heave: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Heave: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. heave: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. heave: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. Heave: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. heave: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. heave: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. heave: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. heave: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. heave: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. heave: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  30. heave: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. heave: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. heave: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. heave: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. heave: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. heave: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. heave: Botanical Terms [home, info]
  2. Slang (1 matching dictionary)
    1. heave: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

    Tech dictionaries Tech (3 matching dictionaries)
    1. heave: Glossary of Meteorology [home, info]
    2. heave: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
    3. Heave: Latitude Mexico [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (heave)

noun:  throwing something heavy (with great effort) ("He gave it a mighty heave")
noun:  an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting ("A bad case of the heaves")
noun:  the act of lifting something with great effort
noun:  (geology) a horizontal dislocation
noun:  an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
noun:  the act of raising something
verb:  nautical: to move or cause to move in a specified way, direction, or position
verb:  bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat
verb:  utter a sound, as with obvious effort ("She heaved a deep sigh when she saw the list of things to do")
verb:  lift or elevate
verb:  throw with great effort
verb:  make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit
verb:  rise and move, as in waves or billows
verb:  breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted

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Phrases that include heave:   to heave a ship ahead, to heave at, to heave in, to heave up, ass heave

Words similar to heave:   surge, billow, buckle, elevation, gag, gasp, heaved, heaver, heaving, heft, hove, lift, pant, puff, raise, warp, chuck, fling, heave up, heft up, more...


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