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Meaning of “wave” - Learner’s Dictionary

wave

verb     /weɪv/
WITH HAND [I] B1 to raise your hand and move it from side to side in order to attract someone's attention or to say goodbye: Wave goodbye to Grandma. She waved at him.Shaking, swinging and vibratingGestures with the hands or arms
wave sb in/on/through, etc to show which way you want someone to go by moving your hand in that direction: The police waved him on.Gestures with the hands or arms
MOVE SIDE TO SIDE [I, T] ( also wave about/around) to move from side to side in the air or make something move this way: The long grass waved in the breeze. He started waving his arms about wildly.Shaking, swinging and vibrating
(Definition of wave verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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