When you struggle to lift a heavy object, this is an example of a time when you heave.
When you throw something across the room, this is an example of a time when you heave it across the room.
When you try to throw up and make retching noises, this is an example of a time when you heave.
Heaved the box of books onto the table.
Heaved a sigh; heaved a groan.
The wind heaving huge waves; an exhausted dog heaving its chest.
Heave the shot; heaved a brick through the window.
Heaved his backpack into the corner.
Hove the anchor up and set sail.
Hove the ship astern.
The sidewalk froze and heaved.
Heave for air.
The frigate hove alongside.
The brig is heaving around on the anchor.
With a great heave hauled the fish onto the deck.
A heave of 63 feet.
- To retch; vomit or strain to vomit.
- To pant; breathe hard; gasp.
A ship hove into sight.
We heaved the chest-of-doors on to the second-floor landing.
The wind heaved the waves.
Her chest heaved with emotion.
Heave up the anchor there, boys!
To heave the ship ahead.