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Definition of heave:

  1. An effort upward; a rising swell or distention; a throw; an effort to vomit. To heave down, to throw or lay down on one side; to careen. To heare out, to throw out. To heave to, to bring the ship's head to the wind, and stop her motion. To heave in sight, to appear.
  2. To lift up; to raise; to cause to swell; to force from the breast; to throw; to hoist.
  3. To swell, distend, or dilate; to pant; to make an effort to vomit.

Common misspellings for heave:

heve, heavely, heven, heavie, heavey, havee, heeve, heaval.

Google Ngram Viewer results for heave:

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Examples of usage for heave:

  1. " Heave- to, I want to speak to you," I answered, turning over the leaves of the signal- book.
  2. They were soon convinced that we had hostile intentions, when the Tiger, standing across the bows of the flag- ship, ordered her to strike and heave to.
  3. He could heave it back all right if only he could get a hand on it.

Quotes for heave:

  1. I have never done a thriller, and it will just be really fun for me to heave and pant and run and climb and break windows and scream every once in a while. - Kate Hudson

Idioms for heave:

  1. give sb the ( old) heave ho
  2. heave in( to) sight
  3. heave sth up
  4. heave sth at sm or sth
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