heave+in+sight

  • 1 heave into sight — heave into sight/view/mainly literary phrase to become able to be seen. The past tense and past participle is hove A few moments later a barge hove into view. Thesaurus: to appear slightly, suddenly or temporarilysynonym …

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  • 2 heave in sight — To come into view • • • Main Entry: ↑heave * * * heave in sight (or into view) chiefly Nautical come into view the three canoes hove into view …

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  • 3 heave in sight — ► heave in sight (or into view) Nautical come into view. Main Entry: ↑heave …

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  • 4 heave in sight — {v. phr.} To seem to rise above the horizon at sea and come into sight; come into view; become visible. Usually used of ships. * /A ship hove in sight many miles away on the horizon./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 5 heave in sight — {v. phr.} To seem to rise above the horizon at sea and come into sight; come into view; become visible. Usually used of ships. * /A ship hove in sight many miles away on the horizon./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 6 heave\ in\ sight — v. phr. To seem to rise above the horizon at sea and come into sight; come into view; become visible. Usually used of ships. A ship hove in sight many miles away on the horizon …

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  • 7 heave in sight — (Naut.) Appear, come in sight, become visible, come into view, open to the view …

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  • 8 heave in sight or into view — come into view. → heave …

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  • 9 To heave in sight — Heave Heave (h[=e]v), v. i. 1. To be thrown up or raised; to rise upward, as a tower or mound. [1913 Webster] And the huge columns heave into the sky. Pope. [1913 Webster] Where heaves the turf in many a moldering heap. Gray. [1913 Webster] The… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 heave into view — heave into sight/view/mainly literary phrase to become able to be seen. The past tense and past participle is hove A few moments later a barge hove into view. Thesaurus: to appear slightly, suddenly or temporarilysynonym …

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  • 11 Heave — (h[=e]v), v. i. 1. To be thrown up or raised; to rise upward, as a tower or mound. [1913 Webster] And the huge columns heave into the sky. Pope. [1913 Webster] Where heaves the turf in many a moldering heap. Gray. [1913 Webster] The heaving sods… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 heave — ► VERB (past and past part. heaved or chiefly Nautical hove) 1) lift or haul with great effort. 2) produce (a sigh) noisily. 3) informal throw (something heavy). 4) rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically. 5) …

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  • 13 heave into view — ► heave in sight (or into view) Nautical come into view. Main Entry: ↑heave …

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  • 14 heave — heaver, n. heaveless, adj. /heev/, v., heaved or (esp. Naut.) hove; heaving; n. v.t. 1. to raise or lift with effort or force; hoist: to heave a heavy ax. 2. to throw, esp. to lift and throw with effort, force, or violence: to heave an anchor… …

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  • 15 heave — heave1 [hi:v] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(pull/lift)¦ 2¦(throw)¦ 3 heave a sigh 4¦(move up and down)¦ 5¦(vomit)¦ 6 heave in sight/into view Phrasal verbs  heave to ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: hebban] 1.) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 heave — I UK [hiːv] / US [hɪv] verb Word forms heave : present tense I/you/we/they heave he/she/it heaves present participle heaving past tense heaved past participle heaved * 1) [intransitive/transitive] to push, pull, or lift a heavy object using a lot …

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  • 17 heave — 1 verb 1 (I, T) to pull or lift something very heavy with one great effort: heave sth onto/into/towards etc: He heaved the pack up onto his back. | We heaved with all our strength but couldn t shift the old piano. | heave at/on sth: He heaved on… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 heave — heave1 [ hiv ] verb * 1. ) intransitive or transitive to push, pull, or lift a heavy object using a lot of effort: He put his shoulder against the stone and heaved. Lydia heaved herself to the other side of the bed. heave at: She heaved at the… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 heave — [c]/hiv / (say heev) verb (heaved or, Chiefly Nautical, hove, heaving) –verb (t) 1. to raise or lift with effort or force; hoist. 2. to lift and throw, often with effort or force: to heave an anchor overboard. 3. Nautical a. to haul, draw, or… …

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  • 20 heave — v. & n. v. (past and past part. heaved or esp. Naut. hove) 1 tr. lift or haul (a heavy thing) with great effort. 2 tr. utter with effort or resignation (heaved a sigh). 3 tr. colloq. throw. 4 intr. rise and fall rhythmically or spasmodically. 5… …

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