wave

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈweɪv/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/weɪv/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(wāv)


Inflections of 'wave' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
waves
v 3rd person singular
waving
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
waved
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
waved
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: wall of water
Synonyms:
swell , curl , whitecap, billow, crest , comber, roller , heave , tide , surge , bore, tube , breaker , tsunami, tidal wave
Antonyms:
calm sea, still waters
Sense: Verb: flutter
Synonyms:
flutter , flap , stream , swish, whirl , pulse , fly , dance , twist , curl , flow , shake , swing
Antonyms:
be still, slump
Sense: Noun: undulating movement
Synonyms:
undulating, undulation , osculation , rocking, fluctuation, ripple , rippling, bending, sway , up and down
Antonyms:
stillness, ebb , ebbing, abatement
Sense: Verb: undulate
Synonyms:
undulate, surge , roll , flow , swell , billow, ripple
Antonyms:
untwirl, uncurl, untwist, trickle , ebb , ebb away, ebb down, straighten out, flow back
Sense: Verb: move back and forth
Synonyms:
oscillate, waver, vacillate, fluctuate, pulsate, vibrate, wag , waggle, sway , lurch , bend , seesaw, wobble , rock , swing from side to side, move to and fro
Antonyms:
stay , calm , calm down, steady , hold , stabilize, stay still, be still, level off, hold fast, come to a stop, subside , recede
Sense: Verb: brandish
Synonyms:
brandish, swing , wield , shake
Sense: Verb: beckon
Synonyms:
beckon , motion , signal , gesture , greet , hail , return a greeting, raise the arm, indicate
Antonyms:
stand still, shun , ignore , lower the arm, avoid , dodge , give the cold shoulder
Sense: Verb: set hair
Synonyms:
put up, curl , perm, set , pin up, roll up
Antonyms:
straighten , straighten out, comb , droop, uncurl, let it hang
Sense: Noun: curl in hair
Synonyms:
curl , loop , undulation, coil , waviness
Sense: Noun: reverberation
Synonyms:
reverberation, resonance, tremor, pulsation, ripple , vibration

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