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heaving

 
Adjective heaving has 1 sense
  1. heaving - rising and falling alternately as in waves; "the heaving waves in the storm-tossed sea"; "the exhausted dog's heaving chest"
    Antonyms:
    nonmoving, unmoving (indirect, via moving)
Noun heaving has 4 senses
  1. heave, heaving - an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling); "the heaving of waves on a rough sea"
    --1 is a kind of rise, rising, ascent, ascension
    Derived form: verb heave3
  2. panting, heaving - breathing heavily (as after exertion)
    --2 is a kind of breathing, external respiration, respiration, ventilation
    Derived form: verb heave6
  3. heave, heaving - the act of lifting something with great effort
    --3 is a kind of rise, ascent, ascension, ascending
    Derived form: verb heave4
  4. heave, heaving - throwing something heavy (with great effort); "he gave it a mighty heave"; "he was not good at heaving passes"
    --4 is a kind of throw
    Derived form: verb heave2
Verb heave has 8 senses
  1. heave - utter a sound, as with obvious effort; "She heaved a deep sigh when she saw the list of things to do"
    --1 is one way to
    utter, emit, let out, let loose
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. heave - throw with great effort
    --2 is one way to
    throw
    Derived forms: noun heave6, noun heaving4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. billow, surge, heave - rise and move, as in waves or billows; "The army surged forward"
    --3 is one way to inflate, blow up
    Derived forms: noun heave1, noun heaving1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  4. heave, heave up, heft, heft up - lift or elevate
    --4 is one way to lift
    Derived forms: noun heave5, noun heave3, noun heaver2, noun heaving3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  5. heave - nautical: to move or cause to move in a specified way, direction, or position; "The vessel hove into sight"
    --5 is one way to
    move
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  6. pant, puff, gasp, heave - breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted; "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"
    --6 is one way to blow
    Derived form: noun heaving2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  7. heave, buckle, warp - bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat; "The highway buckled during the heatwave"
    --7 is one way to change surface
    Derived form: noun heave2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  8. gag, heave, retch - make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit
    Derived form: noun heave4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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