Synonyms and Antonyms of heave
1 to lift with effort I heaved my duffel bag into the bus's overhead compartment Synonyms boost, heft, hoist, jack (up), upheave Related Words elevate, hike, pick up, raise, rear, up, uplift, upraise, uprear Near Antonyms depress, drop, lower; sink, submerge, submerse
2 to discharge the contents of the stomach through the mouth heaved as soon as he stepped off the roller coaster Synonyms barf, gag, vomit, hurl, puke, retch, spew, spit up, throw up, upchuckRelated Words disgorge, regurgitate; eject, expel; nauseate
3 to move from a lower to a higher place or position heaved the bucket from the bottom of the well Synonyms boost, crane, elevate, raise, heft, heighten, hike, hoist, jack (up), lift, perk (up), pick up, take up, up, uphold, uplift, upraiseRelated Words ascend, mount, rise; rear, upendNear Antonyms descend, dip, fall, pitch, plunge, slip; bear, depress, press, push; sink, submergeAntonyms drop, lower
4 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm heaved the brick over the fence Synonyms cast, catapult, chuck, dash, fire, fling, throw, hurl, hurtle, launch, lob, loft, peg, pelt, pitch, sling, tossRelated Words bowl, dart, flip, gun, hook, pass, roll, shoot; buck, eject, impel, precipitate, project, propel, rifle, thrust
5 to breathe hard, quickly, or with difficulty by the time he reached the top step of the tower, he was heaving Synonyms blow, gasp, hyperventilate, pant, puff, wheezeRelated Words choke, gag, gulp, huff; asphyxiate, smother, stifle, strangle; snore, snuffle; exhale, expire
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