Textual thesaurus for "heave"

(noun) heaving

throwing something heavy (with great effort)

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

(noun) raise, lift

the act of raising something

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

(noun) retch

an involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting

a bad case of the heaves

(noun) heaving

the act of lifting something with great effort

(noun) heaving

an upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)

the heaving of waves on a rough sea

(verb) puff, gasp, pant

breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted

The runners reached the finish line, panting heavily

(verb) gag, retch

make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit

(verb) buckle, warp

bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat

The highway buckled during the heat wave

(verb) heave up, heft, heft up

lift or elevate

(verb) billow, surge

rise and move, as in waves or billows

The army surged forward