heave synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term heave:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. heave, heaving(noun)

    an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)

    Synonyms:
    heave, retch, raise, panting, heaving, lift

  2. heave(noun)

    (geology) a horizontal dislocation

    Synonyms:
    retch, raise, heaving, lift

  3. heave, heaving(noun)

    the act of lifting something with great effort

    Synonyms:
    heave, retch, raise, panting, heaving, lift

  4. heave, retch(noun)

    an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting

    Synonyms:
    heave, retch, raise, heaving, lift

  5. lift, raise, heave(noun)

    the act of raising something

    Synonyms:
    rise, cosmetic surgery, acclivity, wage increase, nip and tuck, heave, face lifting, lift, salary increase, wage hike, upgrade, ski lift, airlift, facelift, elevation, rhytidectomy, ski tow, raising, heaving, hike, face lift, elevator, rhytidoplasty, aerodynamic lift, raise, ascent, retch, climb

  6. heave, heaving(verb)

    throwing something heavy (with great effort)

    Synonyms:
    heave, retch, raise, panting, heaving, lift

  7. heave(verb)

    utter a sound, as with obvious effort

    Synonyms:
    heft, heave up, buckle, gag, warp, pant, retch, heft up, gasp, surge, billow, puff

  8. heave(verb)

    throw with great effort

    Synonyms:
    heft, heave up, buckle, gag, warp, pant, retch, heft up, gasp, surge, billow, puff

  9. billow, surge, heave(verb)

    rise and move, as in waves or billows

    Synonyms:
    warp, buckle, scend, soar up, heave, gag, balloon, soar, zoom, pant, inflate, heft up, puff, wallow, gasp, heft, tide, billow, retch, surge, heave up, soar upwards

  10. heave, heave up, heft, heft up(verb)

    lift or elevate

    Synonyms:
    heft, heave up, buckle, heave, gag, warp, pant, retch, heft up, gasp, surge, billow, puff

  11. heave(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    heft, heave up, buckle, gag, warp, pant, retch, heft up, gasp, surge, billow, puff

  12. pant, puff, gasp, heave(verb)

    breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted

    Synonyms:
    chuff, buckle, heave, gag, gasp, huff, draw, pant, blow up, warp, heft up, puff, puff out, heft, billow, retch, whiff, puff up, drag, heave up, surge

  13. heave, buckle, warp(verb)

    bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

    Synonyms:
    warp, buckle, heave, gag, gasp, clasp, pant, falsify, distort, heft up, garble, puff, heft, billow, retch, surge, crumple, heave up

  14. gag, heave, retch(verb)

    make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit

    Synonyms:
    warp, heave up, gag, muzzle, choke, cat, heft, fret, honk, barf, sick, heave, chuck, puke, cast, heft up, spue, vomit, purge, regorge, puff, buckle, billow, vomit up, gasp, upchuck, disgorge, suffocate, pant, spew, strangle, regurgitate, throw up, be sick, retch, quip, surge

Editors Contribution

  1. hauling

    exert force on (someone or something) so as to cause movement towards oneself

    she hauled the laden basket up the slope

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. heave(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    lift, hoist, raise, elevate, raise up

  2. heave(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    breathe, force from the breast

  3. heave(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    throw, toss, hurl, send, fling

  4. heave(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    pant

  5. heave(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    swell, dilate, expand

  6. heave(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    retch, keck, try to vomit

  7. heave(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    struggle, strive, make an effort

  8. heave(n.)

    Synonyms:
    swell, rising, swelling, heaving

  9. heave(n.)

    Synonyms:
    retching, effort to vomit

  10. heave(n.)

    Synonyms:
    struggle, striving, effort

  11. heave(n.)

    Synonyms:
    fling, throw

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

uplift, uprising, heaving, shoot, pull

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. heave

    Synonyms:
    See Cardiac heave



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