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Synonyms for hover
ˈhʌv ər, ˈhɒv-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hover, vibrate, vacillate, oscillate(verb)

    be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action

    "He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement"

    Synonyms:
    waver, loom, levitate, fluctuate, bulk large, linger, resonate, brood, thrill, vibrate, tickle, oscillate, vacillate

  2. hover, linger(verb)

    move to and fro

    "The shy student lingered in the corner"

    Synonyms:
    loaf, mess about, mill around, levitate, loiter, lallygag, linger, footle, bulk large, dawdle, oscillate, hang around, lollygag, mill about, tarry, vacillate, loom, vibrate, brood, lounge, lurk

  3. hover(verb)

    hang in the air; fly or be suspended above

    Synonyms:
    loom, levitate, bulk large, linger, brood, vibrate, oscillate, vacillate

  4. levitate, hover(verb)

    be suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity

    "The guru claimed that he could levitate"

    Synonyms:
    loom, levitate, bulk large, linger, brood, vibrate, oscillate, vacillate

  5. brood, hover, loom, bulk large(verb)

    hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing

    "The terrible vision brooded over her all day long"

    Synonyms:
    levitate, stew, predominate, loom, linger, bulk large, oscillate, sulk, dwell, pout, hatch, cover, hulk, vacillate, grizzle, incubate, vibrate, tower, brood

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hover(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    flutter

  2. hover(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    hang about, hang over

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    hovers, flying, fly, stationary

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Translations for hover

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  • يحومArabic
  • vznášet seCzech
  • hoverDanish
  • zögern, platzieren, schweben, verweilenGerman
  • φτερουγίGreek
  • ŝvebiEsperanto
  • dudar, hesitar, colocar el cursor sobre un enlace, levitar, vacilar, revolotear, flotarSpanish
  • شناورPersian
  • leijua, kohdistaa, kursori, häilyä, olla kahden vaiheilla, leijailla, norkoilla, epäröidäFinnish
  • planer, placer le curseur au-dessus d'un hyperlien, faire du sur-place, hésiter, flotterFrench
  • flotar, dubidarGalician
  • मंडरानाHindi
  • lebegHungarian
  • melayang-layangIndonesian
  • flugetarIdo
  • volteggiare, attardarsi, essere in bilico, indugiare, essere indeciso, passare il cursore sopra, essere sospeso, librarsi, gironzolare, aggirarsi, pencolare, ronzare intorno, esitareItalian
  • לְרַחֵףHebrew
  • ホバーJapanese
  • 호버Korean
  • hoverLatin
  • topakiMāori
  • zwevenDutch
  • oversveve, hoverNorwegian
  • wahać sięPolish
  • hesitar, pairar, voltear, flutuarPortuguese
  • pluti, oscila, plasa cursorul peste link, planareRomanian
  • реять, порхать, парить, вертеться, слоняться, колебаться, нависать, мешкать, витать, болтаться, зависатьRussian
  • лебдети, lebdetiSerbo-Croatian
  • svävaSwedish
  • மிதவைTamil
  • โฉบThai
  • duraksamakTurkish
  • зависатиUkrainian
  • ہورUrdu
  • bay lượnVietnamese
  • כאַווערYiddish
  • 徘徊Chinese

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