wave down (a vehicle)

Definition of wave down (a vehicle)

  1. :  to move one's hand usually in a repeated motion to get a driver to stop We tried to wave down a taxi.

Word by Word Definitions

waveplay
  1. :  to motion with the hands or with something held in them in signal or salute

    :  to float, play, or shake in an air current :  move loosely to and fro :  flutter

    :  to move in waves :  heave

  1. :  a moving ridge or swell on the surface of a liquid (as of the sea)

    :  open water

    :  a shape or outline having successive curves

downplay
  1. :  toward or in a lower physical position

    :  to a lying or sitting position

    :  toward or to the ground, floor, or bottom

  1. :  down (see 1down) along, around, through, toward, in, into, or on

  1. :  to cause to go or come down (see 1down) : such as

    :  to cause to fall by or as if by shooting :  bring down

    :  consume

  1. :  occupying a low position

    :  lying on the ground

    :  directed or going downward

  1. :  descent, depression

    :  an instance of putting down (see 1down) (as an opponent in wrestling)

    :  a complete play to advance the ball

  1. :  an undulating usually treeless upland with sparse soil

    :  a sheep of any breed originating in the downs of southern England

  1. :  a covering of soft fluffy feathers

    :  these feathers

    :  something soft and fluffy like down

vehicleplay
  1. :  an inert medium (as a syrup) in which a medicinally active agent is administered

    :  any of various media acting usually as solvents, carriers, or binders for active ingredients or pigments

    :  an agent of transmission :  carrier


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