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wave

wave as in signal with the hands or nod
  • "She waved to her friends"
  • "He waved his hand hospitably"

Synonyms

  • beckonsignal with the hands or nod; appear inviting; summon with a wave, nod, or some other gesture
wave as in move or swing back and forth
  • "She waved her gun"

Synonyms

  • brandishthe act of waving ; move or swing back and forth; exhibit aggressively
  • flourishgrow vigorously; make steady progress; move or swing back and forth; a showy gesture; an ornamental embellishment in writing ; a display of ornamental speech or language ; the act of waving ; (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments
wave as in move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion
  • "The curtains undulated"
  • "the waves rolled towards the beach"

Synonyms

  • rollrotary motion of an object around its own axis; a list of names; a long heavy sea wave as it advances towards the shore ; photographic film rolled up inside a container to protect it from light ; a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals) ; a roll of currency notes (often taken as the resources of a person or business etc.); small rounded bread either plain or sweet ; a deep prolonged sound (as of thunder or large bells) ; the sound of a drum (especially a snare drum) beaten rapidly and continuously ; a document that can be rolled up (as for storage) ; anything rolled up in cylindrical form ; the act of throwing dice ; walking with a swaying gait ; a flight maneuver; the act of rolling something (as the ball in bowling) ; move by turning over or rotating; move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle; occur in soft rounded shapes; flatten or spread with a roller; emit, produce, or utter with a deep prolonged reverberating sound; arrange or or coil around; begin operating or running; shape by rolling; execute a roll, in tumbling; sell something to or obtain something from by energetic and especially underhanded activity ; move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; move, rock, or sway from side to side; cause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis; pronounce with a roll, of the phoneme /r/; boil vigorously; take the shape of a roll or cylinder; show certain properties when being rolled
  • undulatehaving a wavy margin and rippled surface ; stir up (water) so as to form ripples ; occur in soft rounded shapes; move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; increase and decrease in volume or pitch, as if in waves
  • flapany broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; an excited state of agitation; the motion made by flapping up and down ; a movable piece of tissue partly connected to the body ; a movable airfoil that is part of an aircraft wing; move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; move noisily; move with a thrashing motion; move with a flapping motion; make a fuss; pronounce with a flap, of alveolar sounds
wave as in twist or roll into coils or ringlets
  • "curl my hair, please"

Synonyms

  • curla round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals) ; American chemist who with Richard Smalley and Harold Kroto discovered fullerenes and opened a new branch of chemistry (born in 1933) ; a strand or cluster of hair ; form a curl, curve, or kink; shape one's body into a curl; wind around something in coils or loops ; twist or roll into coils or ringlets; play the Scottish game of curling
wave as in set waves in
  • "she asked the hairdresser to wave her hair"
wave as in one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)

    Synonyms

    • moving ridgeone of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)
    wave as in a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
    • "a wave of settlers"
    • "troops advancing in waves"
    wave as in (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth

      Synonyms

      • undulationan undulating curve ; wavelike motion; (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
      wave as in something that rises rapidly
      • "a wave of emotion swept over him"
      • "there was a sudden wave of buying before the market closed"
      • "a wave of conservatism in the country led by the hard right"
      wave as in the act of signaling by a movement of the hand

        Synonyms

        • wavingthe act of signaling by a movement of the hand
        • wafturethe act of signaling by a movement of the hand
        wave as in a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair
          wave as in an undulating curve

            Synonyms

            • undulationan undulating curve ; wavelike motion; (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth
            wave as in a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures)
            • "a heat wave"
            wave as in 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"

            Synonyms

            • Wavesignal with the hands or nod; move or swing back and forth; move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion; twist or roll into coils or ringlets; set waves in; one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water) ; a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon; (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth ; something that rises rapidly; the act of signaling by a movement of the hand ; a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair ; an undulating curve ; a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures); a member of the women's reserve of the United States Navy