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heave

Synonyms of heave in English:

verb

  • 1 she heaved the sofa back into place
    lift, raise, hoist, heft
    informalhump, yank
    rareupheave
    [Antonyms] push
  • 2 informal she heaved half a brick at him
    informalbung, chuck, sling
    North American informalpeg
    Australian informalhoy
    New Zealand informalbish
  • 3 he heaved a euphoric sigh of relief
    let out, breathe, give, sigh, gasp, emit, utter
  • 4 the sea heaved up and down beneath her
    rise and fall, roll, swell, surge, churn, boil, seethe, swirl, billow
  • 5 she crawled to the rail and heaved into the sea
    vomit, retch, gag, bring up, cough up;
    British be sick;
    North American get sick
    informalthrow up, puke, chunder, chuck up, hurl, spew, do the technicolor yawn, keck
    British informalhonk, sick up
    Scottish informalboke
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