Definitions For Heave


  • Throwing something heavy (with great effort)
  • The act of raising something
  • An involuntary spasm of ineffectual vomiting
  • The act of lifting something with great effort
  • (geology) a horizontal dislocation
  • An upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
  • An act of lifting or pulling something with effort
  • A forceful throw


  • Breathe noisily, as when one is exhausted
  • Make an unsuccessful effort to vomit; strain to vomit
  • Bend out of shape, as under pressure or from heat
  • Utter a sound, as with obvious effort
  • Lift or elevate
  • Throw with great effort
  • Rise and move, as in waves or billows
  • Move or cause to move in a specified way, direction, or position
  • To lift or pull (something) with effort
  • To throw (something) with effort
  • To breathe in and breathe out (a sigh) in a slow or loud way

Is Heave a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Heave is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Heave in a Sentence

  • She heaved the door shut.
  • The quarterback heaved the ball down the field.
  • She sat down and heaved a sigh of relief.
  • We lifted the box onto the table with a heave.
  • He gave the rope a mighty heave.
  • The quarterback uncorked a mighty heave.

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