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English definition of “heave”

heave

verb (MOVE)    /hiːv/
[I or T, usually + adv/prep] to move something heavy using a lot of effort: He heaved the bag onto his shoulder He cleared a space, heaving boxes out of the way.Pulling [T usually + adv/prep] informal to throw something forcefully, especially something large and heavy: She picked up a great book and heaved it at him.Throwing [I] If something heaves, it makes one or more large movements up and down: As the wind increased, the deck of the ship began to heave beneath his feet.Moving upwards
(Definition of heave verb (MOVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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