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English definition of “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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