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English definition of “heave”

heave

verb [I/T] (MOVE)   /hiv/
to pull, push, lift, or throw something heavy: [T always + adv/prep] He leaned his weight against the door and heaved it open. If something heaves, it moves up and down: [I] After the race she was covered in sweat, her chest heaving.
(Definition of heave verb (MOVE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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