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wave down

(transitive, adverb) to signal with a wave to (a driver or vehicle) to stop
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  • When he returns to the stage to wave down Miss Venus, all she has to do is to follow him in front or at his side.

  • If one watches a horse or cow in the act of swallowing, the rather deliberate progress of this wave down the neck can be followed.

    Physiology Ernest G. Martin
  • I was standing there on the steps hoping to wave down a cruising coptercab when the door opened and a woman came out.

    Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith

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