Wave: definitions, synonyms, antonyms, examples and more!

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Meanings Frequency Definitions Examples Parts of Speech Hypernym Topic Entailments
wave 40 One of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water) No Data Noun movement No Data No Data
wave 21 Signal with the hands or nod She waved to her friends, He waved his hand hospitably Verb gesticulate No Data No Data
wave 9 A movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon a wave of settlers, troops advancing in waves Noun motion No Data No Data
beckon 9 Signal with the hands or nod She waved to her friends, He waved his hand hospitably Verb gesticulate No Data No Data
wave 7 (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth No Data Noun movement physics No Data
wave 5 Move or swing back and forth She waved her gun Verb move No Data Hold
wave 4 Move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion The curtains undulated, the waves rolled towards the beach Verb move No Data No Data
flap 4 Move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion The curtains undulated, the waves rolled towards the beach Verb move No Data No Data
brandish 2 Move or swing back and forth She waved her gun Verb move No Data Hold
wave 2 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 Noun rise No Data No Data
wave 1 The act of signaling by a movement of the hand No Data Noun gesture No Data No Data
curl 1 Twist or roll into coils or ringlets curl my hair, please Verb twist No Data No Data
wave 1 A hairdo that creates undulations in the hair No Data Noun hairdo No Data No Data
wave 0 Twist or roll into coils or ringlets curl my hair, please Verb twist No Data No Data
undulate 0 Move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion The curtains undulated, the waves rolled towards the beach Verb move No Data No Data
roll 0 Move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion The curtains undulated, the waves rolled towards the beach Verb move No Data No Data
wave 0 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 No Data Noun reservist No Data No Data
flourish 0 Move or swing back and forth She waved her gun Verb move No Data Hold
moving ridge 0 One of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water) No Data Noun movement No Data No Data
wave 0 A persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures) a heat wave Noun weather No Data No Data
undulation 0 An undulating curve No Data Noun curve No Data No Data
wave 0 An undulating curve No Data Noun curve No Data No Data
wafture 0 The act of signaling by a movement of the hand No Data Noun gesture No Data No Data
waving 0 The act of signaling by a movement of the hand No Data Noun gesture No Data No Data
undulation 0 (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth No Data Noun movement physics No Data
wave 0 Set waves in she asked the hairdresser to wave her hair Verb dress No Data No Data
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How many meanings does the word "Wave" have?

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The word "Wave" has 26 meanings. The most frequent meaning is wave.

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What are the hyponyms for the word "Wave"?

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The word "Wave" has 280 hyponyms which are: approach, bending, brownian movement, change of location, crustal movement, deflection, heave, jitter, passing, periodic motion, recoil, seek, squeeze, throw, turning, twist, undulation, wave, whirl, wobble, applaud, beckon, bless, bow, clap, cross oneself, exsert, nod, shake, shrug, wink, abduction, adduction, agitation, body english, circumduction, disturbance, eurythmy, eye movement, fetal movement, flit, gesture, headshake, inclination, inversion, jerk, kick, kneel, lurch, opening, prostration, reach, reciprocation, reclining, retraction, retroflection, rotation, shutting, sitting, snap, squat, standing, straddle, stroke, sweep, toss, vibration, waver, wiggle, advance, agitate, beat, blow, brandish, center, change hands, chase away, circulate, dandle, disarrange, dislocate, displace, drag, drive, drop, engage, expel, exteriorize, flick, fluctuate, funnel, glide, herd, hit, hustle, jar, lateralize, launch, lift, lower, mobilize, overturn, play, pour, press down, propel, pull, pulse, pump, push, put, race, raise, rake, relocate, rock, roll, rout out, run, saltate, scan, send, separate, shift, singsong, sink, slide, sling, slip, spill, station, stir, swing, take back, transfer, translate, transmit, transport, tug, turn, unseat, unwind, uproot, upstage, wash, wedge, whistle, wind, woosh, work, arouse, assume, bob, bolt, brush, buck, bustle, cant, careen, chop, churn, climb, close, crash, cut, cut to, dance, diverge, dodge, drop back, duck, exit, falter, fidget, flex, flinch, fling, flip, flow, flurry, fly, get down, grab, gravitate, hit the dirt, hop, hop on, jolt, jump, linger, list, lunge, make way, mill, mope, move back and forth, move involuntarily, move over, pulsate, putter, quicken, reciprocate, seesaw, sidle, spread, startle, steal, streak, stretch, strike out, stumble, swoop, teeter, thunder, vibrate, wallow, wamble, writhe, crime wave, spike, beck, curtsy, facial expression, flourish, gesticulation, high-five, previous question, sign, sign of the cross, v sign, crick, curl, quirk, afro, bang, beehive, bouffant, braid, chignon, haircut, marcel, pageboy, pompadour, ponytail, roach, scalp lock, thatch, weekend warrior, atmosphere, bad weather, cold weather, elements, fair weather, good weather, hot weather, precipitation, thaw, arc, arch, bell, bend, catenary, closed curve, crescent, “cupid’s bow”, envelope, extrados, gooseneck, helix, hook, intrados, meander, normal curve, perversion, quadric, roulette, s-shape, scallop, sinuosity, spiral.

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Is the word "Wave" very frequent in Wordnet’s lexical database?

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The word "Wave" has a maximum frequency of 40.

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What are the synonyms for the word "Wave"?

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The word "Wave" has no synonyms.

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