- a body of water.
- the sea.
verb (used without object), waved, wav·ing.
verb (used with object), waved, wav·ing.
Origin of wave
SYNONYMS FOR wave
Can be confusedwaive wave
Definition for wave (2 of 2)
Origin of Wave
Examples from the Web for wave
Thus it attracted a wave of cowboy operators to fly passengers and cargo between cities.
We prefer to wave away the warning signs; like The Interview, Mulholland Drive was comfortably downplayed as over-the-top satire.Pyongyang Shuffle: Hollywood In Dead Panic Over Sony Hack|James Poulos|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What are your feelings about the wave of support that always immediately presents itself from the other side?
Initially, I thought, “OK, they have to throw in a wave… that looks gratuitous.”Neil deGrasse Tyson Breaks Down ‘Interstellar’: Black Holes, Time Dilations, and Massive Waves|Marlow Stern|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When de Merode heard the sound of an approaching car he emerged from hiding and tried to wave it down.A Belgian Prince, Gorillas, Guerrillas & the Future of the Congo|Nina Strochlic|November 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the 19th the pioneer boat, running some distance ahead of the others, was again upset by a wave.The Romance of the Colorado River|Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
In her simple, pure heart she had felt a wave of sweetness and joy.The Saint|Antonio Fogazzaro
The angry waters piled about them and tossed the boat about upon the wave crests like a leaf.The Wilderness Castaways|Dillon Wallace
Like the wave of fire in a burning prairie, the line moved steadily up.The War With Mexico, Volume II (of 2)|Justin H. Smith
The steamship appeared, and grew in size and power until such giants of the wave as the Titanic and Olympic were set afloat.Sinking of the Titanic|Various
British Dictionary definitions for wave
Derived Formswaveless, adjectivewavelike, adjective
Word Origin for wave
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Culture definitions for wave
In physics, any regularly recurring event, such as surf coming in toward a beach, that can be thought of as a disturbance moving through a medium. Waves are characterized by wavelength, frequency, and the speed at which they move. Waves are found in many forms.
Idioms and Phrases with wave
see make waves.