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Definition of "wave" []

  • To move freely back and forth or up and down in the air, as branches in the wind. (verb-intransitive)
  • To make a signal with an up-and-down or back-and-forth movement of the hand or an object held in the hand: waved as she drove by. (verb-intransitive)
  • To have an undulating or wavy form; curve or curl: Her hair waves naturally. (verb-intransitive)
  • To cause to move back and forth or up and down, either once or repeatedly: She waved a fan before her face. (verb-transitive)
  • To move or swing as in giving a signal: He waved his hand. See Synonyms at flourish. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "wave" in a sentence
  • "IMPORT:transormers nerrd seriously if he takes another and full of classic transformers and throws them in a desert i will be very upset, completely ignoring their story lines and introducing sound wave was a big mistake because of the first film "TRANSFORMERS"not G-1 pushed frenzy in with out bringing in sound wave_ rewrite the script before you make the film, ask a couple of original TF fans if it works out, not your toilet_anyway all we can do is wait nothing more nothing less OR go to his house with a stack of vhs tapes of the original series and a box of marvel comics,trans formers spotlight comics."
  • "But even Wilson, in spite of himself, was caught in the word wave of the moment, introducing in his work such now-familiar made-in-Ancient-Greek ideas as metaphor, allegory, image, and of course rhetorique itself, his Renaissance English for rhetoric."
  • "As you can see it still needs some work – the repetitive sin wave is far too obvious at this scale – but the function is actually very flexible and after some experimentation with values and some more variation I think it will be fine."