1. An upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling) (synset 107385568)
    "the heaving of waves on a rough sea"
  2. (geology) a horizontal dislocation (synset 107364669)
  3. The act of lifting something with great effort (synset 100325660)
  4. An involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting (synset 100227818)
    "a bad case of the heaves"
  5. The act of raising something (synset 100117196)
    "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"
  6. Throwing something heavy (with great effort) (synset 100106091)
    "he gave it a mighty heave"; "he was not good at heaving passes"
  1. Utter a sound, as with obvious effort (synset 200988618)
    "She heaved a deep sigh when she saw the list of things to do"
  2. Throw with great effort (synset 201510424)
  3. Rise and move, as in waves or billows (synset 202045051)
    "The army surged forward"
  4. Lift or elevate (synset 201458495)
  5. Move or cause to move in a specified way, direction, or position (synset 202092737)
    "The vessel hove into sight"
  6. Breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted (synset 200005526)
    "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"
  7. Bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat (synset 200357608)
    "The highway buckled during the heat wave"
  8. Make an unsuccessful effort to vomit;
    Strain to vomit (synset 200077211)

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