- lift or haul (something heavy) with great effort；pull, raise, or move (a boat or ship) by hauling on a rope or ropes
- an act of heaving；a sideways displacement in a fault.
verb: heave, 3rd person present: heaves, gerund or present participle: heaving, past tense: heaved, past participle: heaved
noun: heave, plural noun: heaves
- 1. lift or haul (something heavy) with great effort she heaved the sofa back into place he heaved himself out of bed 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ pull, raise, or move (a boat or ship) by hauling on a rope or ropes Martin thought he might be able to heave the lifeboat in closer
- ▪ informal throw (something heavy) she heaved half a brick at him 同義詞
- 2. produce (a sigh) he heaved a euphoric sigh of relief 同義詞
- 3. rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically his shoulders heaved as he panted 同義詞
- ▪ make an effort to vomit; retch my stomach heaved 同義詞
- 1. an act of heaving with that last heave, Maurice's anchor wrenched clear of the mud
- 2. a sideways displacement in a fault.
- 3. another term for COPD in horses