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Princeton's WordNet

  1. heave, heaving(noun)

    an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)

    "the heaving of waves on a rough sea"

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

  4. heave, retch(noun)

    an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting

    "a bad case of the heaves"

    Synonyms:
    retch, raise, heaving, lift

  5. lift, raise, heave(noun)

    the act of raising something

    "he responded with a lift of his eyebrow"; "fireman learn several different raises for getting ladders up"

    Synonyms:
    rise, cosmetic surgery, acclivity, wage increase, nip and tuck, 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)

    "he gave it a mighty heave"; "he was not good at heaving passes"

    Synonyms:
    retch, raise, panting, heaving, lift

  7. heave(verb)

    utter a sound, as with obvious effort

    "She heaved a deep sigh when she saw the list of things to do"

    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

    "The army surged forward"

    Synonyms:
    warp, buckle, scend, soar up, 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, 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

    "The vessel hove into sight"

    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

    "The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily"

    Synonyms:
    chuff, buckle, 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

    "The highway buckled during the heat wave"

    Synonyms:
    warp, buckle, 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, 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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. heave

    Synonyms:
    lift, raise, uplift, upraise, sublevate, hoist

    Antonyms:
    dash, sink, lower, detrude, precipitate

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

  1. 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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