Synonyms for heave

Synonyms for (noun) heave

Synonyms: heave, heaving

Definition: throwing something heavy (with great effort)

Usage: he gave it a mighty heave; he was not good at heaving passes

Similar words: throw

Definition: the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)

Usage: the catcher made a good throw to second base


Synonyms: raise, lift, heave

Definition: the act of raising something

Usage: he responded with a lift of his eyebrow; fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up

Similar words: actuation, propulsion

Definition: the act of propelling


Synonyms: heave, retch

Definition: an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting

Usage: a bad case of the heaves

Similar words: spasm

Definition: (pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel)


Synonyms: heave, heaving

Definition: the act of lifting something with great effort

Similar words: rise, ascending, ascension, ascent

Definition: the act of changing location in an upward direction


Synonyms: heave

Definition: (geology) a horizontal dislocation

Similar words: motion, movement

Definition: a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something


Synonyms: heave, heaving

Definition: an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)

Usage: the heaving of waves on a rough sea

Similar words: rise, rising, ascension, ascent

Definition: a movement upward

Usage: they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon

Synonyms for (verb) heave

Synonyms: heave, puff, gasp, pant

Definition: breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted

Usage: The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily

Similar words: blow

Definition: exhale hard

Usage: blow on the soup to cool it down


Synonyms: buckle, warp, heave

Definition: bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

Usage: The highway buckled during the heat wave

Similar words: change surface

Definition: undergo or cause to undergo a change in the surface


Synonyms: heave

Definition: utter a sound, as with obvious effort

Usage: She heaved a deep sigh when she saw the list of things to do

Similar words: utter, let loose, let out, emit

Definition: express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

Usage: She let out a big heavy sigh; He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand


Synonyms: heave, heave up, heft, heft up

Definition: lift or elevate

Similar words: lift

Definition: take hold of something and move it to a different location

Usage: lift the box onto the table


Synonyms: heave

Definition: throw with great effort

Similar words: throw

Definition: propel through the air

Usage: throw a frisbee


Synonyms: billow, surge, heave

Definition: rise and move, as in waves or billows

Usage: The army surged forward

Similar words: blow up, inflate

Definition: fill with gas or air

Usage: inflate a balloons


Synonyms: heave

Definition: move or cause to move in a specified way, direction, or position

Usage: The vessel hove into sight

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right