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English definition of “wave”

wave

verb [I/T] (MOVE)   /weɪv/
to raise your hand and move it from side to side as a greeting, or to get someone's attention or give information: [I] She leaned out the window and waved (good-bye). [M] As soon as we showed our papers as journalists, the policeman waved us in (= moved his hand to allow us to go in). If you wave something or something waves, you move it from side to side while holding it in the hand, or something else moves it in this way: [T] He was very excited and rushed into the room waving a piece of paper. [I] Flags waved in the breeze.
(Definition of wave verb (MOVE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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