Synonyms for Hover:


click, enter, drag-and-drop, key, input, drag, backspace, double-click. flit, be in for a shock, be going to do something, be in for a treat, build up to, flutter, be about to do something, repetition, be in for something, come up to, flitter, come up for, flicker. withstand, preserve, hold, regularize, maintain, jog along, standardize, level, stabilize. remain, wait, stand, stick around, stay behind, keep, stay. float (noun)
flutter, hang, fly.
hover (noun)
bulk large, linger, vibrate, oscillate, loom, levitate, brood, vacillate.


hang, float over (verb)
flit, linger, flitter, fly, poise, flicker, flutter.
stative (verb)
linger, vacillate, vibrate, oscillate.

Other synonyms:

build up to, double-click, drag-and-drop, come up for. come up to, flitter, flicker, hang, backspace. flit. click, input, flutter. key. drag. remain
stay behind, stick around.

Usage examples for hover

  1. They waved and bent before the wind, and the reeds across the pond bowed and recovered; and over the low, flat landscape seemed to hover a brown, untamed spirit of wildness. – The Adventures of Bobby Orde by Stewart Edward White
  2. Ordinarily the mind would find it difficult to hover in this way with such a singleness of intent, but in certain other cases we see the same contentment- in the mother beside her babe: though she may not talk to it, or touch it, she is happy; she knows it near; she is secretly giving to it. – The Prodigal Returns by Lilian Staveley