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Translation of "heave" - English-Spanish dictionary

heave

verb /hiːv/
to (try to) lift or to pull, with great effort tirar; levantar; arrastrar They heaved with all their strength, but could not move the rock They heaved the wardrobe up into the lorry. to throw (something heavy) lanzar, arrojar Someone heaved a stone through my window. to rise, or rise and fall again several times agitarse, temblar The earthquake made the ground heave. heave a sigh to sigh suspirar, lanzar un suspiro He heaved a sigh of relief when he reached safety. heave to /houv/ phrasal verb ( past tense, past participle hove to) (of a ship) to (cause to) stop while at sea pairar The ship hove to.
(Definition of heave from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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