hove

[ hohv ]
/ hoʊv /

verb

simple past tense and past participle of heave.

Definition for hove (2 of 2)

Origin of heave

before 900; Middle English heven, variant (with -v- from simple past tense and past participle) of hebben, Old English hebban; cognate with German heben, Old Norse hefja, Gothic hafjan; akin to Latin capere to take

SYNONYMS FOR heave

1 elevate. See raise.
2 hurl, pitch, fling, cast, sling.
11 surge, billow.

OTHER WORDS FROM heave

heav·er, nounheave·less, adjectiveun·heaved, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hove (1 of 3)

hove
/ (həʊv) /

verb

mainly nautical a past tense and past participle of heave

British Dictionary definitions for hove (2 of 3)

Hove
/ (həʊv) /

noun

a town and coastal resort in S England, in Brighton and Hove unitary authority, East Sussex. Pop: 72 335 (2001)

British Dictionary definitions for hove (3 of 3)

heave
/ (hiːv) /

verb heaves, heaving or heaved or mainly nautical hove

noun

Derived forms of heave

heaver, noun

Word Origin for heave

Old English hebban; related to Old Norse hefja, Old Saxon hebbian, Old High German heffen to raise, Latin capere to take, Sanskrit kapatī two hands full
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