Synonyms for Heave:


vibrate, shake, flutter, wobble, wave, sway, oscillate, swing, bounce. bring up, come up, boost, Uprear, upraise, bloated, pick up, uplift, bilious, uphold, hoist, rear, elevate, carsick, airsick, take up, cloy, chuck up. kick up, ascend, roll, rock, repetition. dart, ascension, shy, levitation, dash. breath, words. mouth. act (noun)
elevation (noun)
event (noun)
heave (noun)
gasp, heft, warp, heave up, puff, billow, lift, surge, heaving, raise, gag, buckle, pant, heft up, retch.
throw (noun)


discharge with force; expel from digestive system by mouth (verb)
billow, retch, surge, gag, pant, puff.
motivate (verb)
induce, magnetize, move, force, urge, jerk, bump, knock, shoot, hasten, inspire, hurtle, nudge, encourage, foment, jog, strike, energize, poke, trigger, instigate, punch, entice, prompt, jostle, stimulate, provoke, motivate, ferment, jolt.

Other synonyms:

ascension, kick up, wave, elevate. hoist, upraise, Uprear. ascend, uphold, uplift, boost. dart, dash, rear. rock, roll. elevate
upraise, Uprear.
send off

Usage examples for heave

  1. On either side the waters heave and swell, But all is calm within the little Isle; Content it is to give its holy smile, And bless with peace the lives that in it dwell. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. Miss Knox, you're an authority on these things- don't you think it would be a good scheme to have a light anchor in the trap, and when the horses began to play the fool, you'd heave the anchor over the fence and bring them up all standing? – Some Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OE. Somerville Martin Ross
  3. That's it, sir, said he; I wouldn't be surprised but what she'd heave in sight again afor' long, except she's one of those craft one hears talk of, aboard of whom there's no living man with flesh and blood to work them. – Hurricane Hurry by W.H.G. Kingston