Definitions For Wave


  • A movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
  • A hairdo that creates undulations in the hair
  • The act of signaling by a movement of the hand
  • (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
  • One of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
  • Something that rises rapidly
  • A member of the women's reserve of the United States Navy; originally organized during World War II but now no longer a separate branch
  • A persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures)
  • An undulating curve
  • An area of moving water that is raised above the main surface of an ocean, a lake, etc.
  • Something that has the shape or movement of a wave
  • A usually repeated movement of your hand or of something held in your hand especially as a signal or greeting


  • Set waves in
  • Signal with the hands or nod
  • Twist or roll into coils or ringlets
  • Move or swing back and forth
  • Move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
  • To move your hand or something held in your hand usually in a repeated motion in order to signal or greet someone
  • To float, shake, or move back and forth because of wind
  • To move (something) back and forth

Is Wave 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 Wave is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Wave in a Sentence

  • We waved to our friends through the window.
  • She was waving in the direction of the bridge.
  • Flags were waving in the breeze.
  • The waves crashed onto the rocks.
  • She has a wave in her hair.
  • Waves of warm air washed over us.

Synonyms for Wave

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