Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Turkish translation of “wave”

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
el sallamak
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
el sallayarak işaret etmek/yönlendirmek/sevketmek
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
sallamak, sallanmak
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 Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “wave” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

stampede

When animals or people stampede, they all move quickly in the same direction, often because they are frightened.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More