Synonyms for hover

Synonyms for (verb) hover

Synonyms: hover

Definition: hang in the air; fly or be suspended above

Similar words: wing, fly

Definition: travel through the air; be airborne

Usage: Man cannot fly


Synonyms: hover, linger

Definition: move to and fro

Usage: The shy student lingered in the corner

Similar words: waver, waffle, hesitate

Definition: pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness

Usage: Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures


Synonyms: hover, oscillate, vibrate, vacillate

Definition: be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action

Usage: He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement

Similar words: waver, waffle, hesitate

Definition: pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness

Usage: Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures


Synonyms: loom, brood, bulk large, hover

Definition: hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing

Usage: The terrible vision brooded over her all day long

Similar words: hang

Definition: be menacing, burdensome, or oppressive

Usage: This worry hangs on my mind; The cloud of suspicion hangs over her