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heave

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

heavev. t. [OE. heven, hebben, AS. hebban; akin to OS. hebbian, D. heffen, OHG. heffan, hevan, G. heben, Icel. hefja, Sw. h, Dan. hæve, Goth. hafjan, L. capere to take, seize; cf. Gr. kw`ph handle. Cf. Accept, Behoof, Capacious, Forceps, Haft, Receipt.].
  •  To cause to move upward or onward by a lifting effort; to lift; to raise; to hoist; -- often with up; as, the wave heaved the boat on land.  [1913 Webster]
    " Heave, as now used, implies that the thing raised is heavy or hard to move; but formerly it was used in a less restricted sense."  [1913 Webster]
    "One heaved ahigh, to be hurled down below."  [1913 Webster]
    "Here a little child I stand,
    Heaving up my either hand.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To throw; to cast; -- obsolete, provincial, or colloquial, except in certain nautical phrases; as, to heave the lead; to heave the log.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To force from, or into, any position; to cause to move; also, to throw off; -- mostly used in certain nautical phrases; as, to heave the ship ahead.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To raise or force from the breast; to utter with effort; as, to heave a sigh.  [1913 Webster]
    "The wretched animal heaved forth such groans."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cause to swell or rise, as the breast or bosom.  [1913 Webster]
    "The glittering, finny swarms
    That heave our friths, and crowd upon our shores.
    "  [1913 Webster]
To heave a cable short (Naut.), to haul in cable till the ship is almost perpendicularly above the anchor. -- To heave a ship ahead (Naut.), to warp her ahead when not under sail, as by means of cables. -- To heave a ship down (Naut.), to throw or lay her down on one side; to careen her. -- To heave a ship to (Naut.), to bring the ship's head to the wind, and stop her motion. -- To heave about (Naut.), to put about suddenly. -- To heave in (Naut.), to shorten (cable). -- To heave in stays (Naut.), to put a vessel on the other tack. -- To heave out a sail (Naut.), to unfurl it. -- To heave taut (Naut.), to turn a capstan, etc., till the rope becomes strained. See Taut, and Tight. -- To heave the lead (Naut.), to take soundings with lead and line. -- To heave the log. (Naut.) See Log. -- To heave up anchor (Naut.), to raise it from the bottom of the sea or elsewhere.
heavev. i. 
  •  To be thrown up or raised; to rise upward, as a tower or mound.  [1913 Webster]
    "And the huge columns heave into the sky."  [1913 Webster]
    "Where heaves the turf in many a moldering heap."  [1913 Webster]
    "The heaving sods of Bunker Hill."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To rise and fall with alternate motions, as the lungs in heavy breathing, as waves in a heavy sea, as ships on the billows, as the earth when broken up by frost, etc.; to swell; to dilate; to expand; to distend; hence, to labor; to struggle.  [1913 Webster]
    "Frequent for breath his panting bosom heaves."  [1913 Webster]
    "The heaving plain of ocean."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make an effort to raise, throw, or move anything; to strain to do something difficult.  [1913 Webster]
    "The Church of England had struggled and heaved at a reformation ever since Wyclif's days."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make an effort to vomit; to retch; to vomit.  [1913 Webster]
To heave at. (a) To make an effort at. (b) To attack, to oppose. [Obs.] Fuller. -- To heave in sight (as a ship at sea), to come in sight; to appear. -- To heave up, to vomit. [Low]
heaven. 
  •  An effort to raise something, as a weight, or one's self, or to move something heavy.  [1913 Webster]
    "After many strains and heaves
    He got up to his saddle eaves.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  An upward motion; a rising; a swell or distention, as of the breast in difficult breathing, of the waves, of the earth in an earthquake, and the like.  [1913 Webster]
    "There's matter in these sighs, these profound heaves,
    You must translate.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "None could guess whether the next heave of the earthquake would settle . . . or swallow them."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A horizontal dislocation in a metallic lode, taking place at an intersection with another lode.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

heave, v. & n.
--v. (past and past part. heaved or esp. Naut. hove)
1 tr. lift or haul (a heavy thing) with great effort.
2 tr. utter with effort or resignation (heaved a sigh).
3 tr. colloq. throw.
4 intr. rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically.
5 tr. Naut. haul by rope.
6 intr. retch.
--n.
1 an instance of heaving.
2 Geol. a sideways displacement in a fault.
3 (in pl.) a disease of horses, with laboured breathing.

Idiom
heave-ho a sailors' cry, esp. on raising the anchor. heave in sight Naut. or colloq. come into view. heave to esp. Naut. bring or be brought to a standstill.
Derivative
heaver n.
Etymology
OE hebban f. Gmc, rel. to L capere take

THESAURUS

heave

a leg up, aye, barf, be nauseated, be poised, be seasick, be sick, billow, blow, board, boom, boost, bore, bowl, break, breakers, breathe, bring up, bung, buoy up, cascade, cast, cast at, cast loose, cast up, catapult, change of pace, change-up, choke on, chop, choppiness, chopping sea, chuck, chuck at, chuck up, chunk, clap on ratlines, clear hawse, comb, comber, crash, curve, cut loose, dart, dash, dirty water, disgorge, downcurve, draft, drag, draggle, draw, eagre, ebb and flow, egest, elevate, erect, escalate, fastball, feed the fish, feel disgust, fidget, fire, fire at, fling, fling at, flip, flip out, flounder, flutter, fork, forward pass, freak out on, gag, gasp, get high on, glow, go pitapat, gravity wave, groan, ground swell, hale, haul, haul down, have the fidgets, have the shakes, heave apeak, heave at, heave round, heave short, heave the gorge, heavy sea, heavy swell, heft, heighten, heist, hike, hobbyhorse, hoick, hoist, hold up, huff, hurl, hurl against, hurl at, hurtle, incurve, jerk, jerk up, keck, kedge, knock up, knuckleball, lance, lateral, lateral pass, launch, lay, lay aloft, let fly, let fly at, levitate, lift, lift up, lob, loft, log, lop, lug, lurch, make heavy weather, moan, move, outcurve, overexert, overexertion, overextend, overextension, overstrain, overstress, overtax, overtaxing, palpitate, pant, pass, peak, peg, pelt, perk up, pitch, pitch and toss, pitchfork, plunge, popple, pound, press, puff, puke, pull, put, put the shot, quake, quaver, quiver, rack, raise, raise up, ratline down, rear, rear up, reel, regurgitate, reject, retch, riffle, ripple, rise, rise and fall, rock, roll, roller, rough water, scend, screwball, sea, send, serve, service, set up, shake, shiver, shot-put, shy, shy at, sick up, sicken at, sigh, sinker, sky, slider, sling, sling at, smash, snake, snap, spar down, spew, spitball, spitter, squirm, stick up, strain, strain every nerve, straining, stream the log, stress, stress and strain, stressfulness, stretch, surf, surge, sway, sweat blood, swell, swell with emotion, swing, take in tow, tax, taxing, tense, tension, thrill, thrill to, throb, throw, throw at, throw up, tidal bore, tidal wave, tide wave, tilt, tingle, tingle with excitement, toss, toss and tumble, toss and turn, toss at, tow, trail, train, traverse a yard, trawl, tremble, troll, trough, tsunami, tug, tumble, turn on to, twist and turn, twitch, twitter, undulate, undulation, unlash, up, upbuoy, upcast, upchuck, upcurve, upheave, uphoist, uphold, uplift, upraise, uprear, upthrow, utter, vomit, wallow, warp, water wave, wave, wavelet, welter, white horses, whitecaps, wiggle, wriggle, writhe, yaw

ROGET THESAURUS

heave

Feeling

VB feel, receive an impression, be impressed with, entertain feeling, harbor feeling, cherish feeling, respond, catch the flame, catch the infection, enter the spirit of, bear, suffer, support, sustain, endure, thole, aby, abide, experience, taste, prove, labor under, smart under, bear the brunt of, brave, stand, swell, glow, warm, flush, blush, change color, mantle, turn color, turn pale, turn red, turn black in the face, tingle, thrill, heave, pant, throb, palpitate, go pitapat, tremble, quiver, flutter, twitter, shake, be agitated, be excited, look blue, look black, wince, draw a deep breath, impress.

Lamentation

VB lament, mourn, deplore, grieve, weep over, bewail, bemoan, condole with, fret, wear mourning, go into mourning, put on mourning, wear the willow, wear sackcloth and ashes, infandum renovare dolorem, give sorrow words, sigh, give a sigh, heave, fetch a sigh, waft a sigh from Indus to the pole, sigh 'like a furnace', wail, cry, weep, sob, greet, blubber, pipe, snivel, bibber, whimper, pule, pipe one's eye, drop tears, shed tears, drop a tear, shed a tear, melt into tears, burst into tears, fondre en larmes, cry oneself blind, cry one's eyes out, yammer, scream, mew, groan, moan, whine, roar, roar like a bull, bellow like a bull, cry out lustily, rend the air, frown, scowl, make a wry face, gnash one's teeth, wring one's hands, tear one's hair, beat one's breast, roll on the ground, burst with grief, complain, murmur, mutter, grumble, growl, clamor, make a fuss about, croak, grunt, maunder, deprecate, cry out before one is hurt, complain without cause.

Propulsion

VB propel, project, throw, fling, cast, pitch, chuck, toss, jerk, heave, shy, hurl, flirt, fillip, dart, lance, tilt, ejaculate, jaculate, fulminate, bolt, drive, sling, pitchfork, send, send off, let off, fire off, discharge, shoot, launch, release, send forth, let fly, put in orbit, send into orbit, launch into orbit dash, put in motion, set in motion, set agoing, start, give a start, give an impulse to, impel, trundle, expel, carry one off one's legs, put to flight.

Ejection

VB give exit, give vent to, let out, give out, pour out, squeeze out, send out, dispatch, despatch, exhale, excern, excrete, embogue, secrete, secern, extravasate, shed, void, evacuation, emit, open the sluices, open the floodgates, turn on the tap, extrude, detrude, effuse, spend, expend, pour forth, squirt, spirt, spurt, spill, slop, perspire, breathe, blow, tap, draw off, bale out, lade out, let blood, broach, eject, reject, expel, discard, cut, send to coventry, boycott, chasser, banish, bounce, fire, fire out, throw, throw out, throw up, throw off, throw away, throw aside, push, throw out, throw off, throw away, throw aside, shovel out, shovel away, sweep out, sweep away, brush off, brush away, whisk off, whisk away, turn off, turn away, send off, send away, discharge, send adrift, turn adrift, cast adrift, turn out, bundle out, throw overboard, give the sack to, send packing, send about one's business, send to the right about, strike off the roll, turn out neck and heels, turn out head and shoulders, turn out neck and crop, pack off, send away with a flea in the ear, send to Jericho, bow out, show the door to, turn out of doors, turn out of house and home, evict, oust, unhouse, unkennel, dislodge, unpeople, dispeople, depopulate, relegate, deport, empty, drain to the dregs, sweep off, clear off, clear out, clear away, suck, draw off, clean out, make a clean sweep of, clear decks, purge, embowel, disbowel, disembowel, eviscerate, gut, unearth, root out, root up, averuncate, weed out, get out, eliminate, get rid of, do away with, shake off, exenterate, vomit, throw up, regurgitate, spew, puke, keck, retch, heave, upchuck, chuck up, barf, belch out, cast up, bring up, be sick, get sick, worship the porcelain god, disgorge, expectorate, clear the throat, hawk, spit, sputter, splutter, slobber, drivel, slaver, slabber, eructate, drool, unpack, unlade, unload, unship, offload, break bulk, dump, be let out, spew forth, erupt, ooze.

Elevation

VB heighten, elevate, raise, lift, erect, set up, stick up, perch up, perk up, tilt up, rear, hoist, heave, uplift, upraise, uprear, upbear, upcast, uphoist, upheave, buoy, weigh mount, give a lift, exalt, sublimate, place on a pedestal, set on a pedestal, escalate 102, take up, drag up, fish up, dredge, stand up, rise up, get up, jump up, spring to one's feet, hold oneself, hold one's head up, drawn oneself up to his full height.


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