Translation of "heave" - English-Spanish dictionary

heave

verb uk /hiːv/ us /hiv/

to move something heavy using a lot of effort

levantar, mover (con esfuerzo)
He heaved the bag on to his shoulder.
noun uk /hiːv/ /hiv/

the action of moving something heavy using a lot of effort

tirón, empujón
Give it a heave!

(Translation of “heave” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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.

(Translation of “heave” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)