wave

(redirected from wave down)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • verb
  • noun
  • phrase

Synonyms for wave

Synonyms for wave

to move to and fro vigorously and usually repeatedly

to move or cause to move about while being fixed at one edge

to move (one's arms or wings, for example) up and down

to wield boldly and dramatically

to have or cause to have a curved or sinuous form or surface

Synonyms for wave

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

something that rises rapidly

Related Words

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

signal with the hands or nod

Synonyms

move or swing back and forth

move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion

Related Words

twist or roll into coils or ringlets

References in periodicals archive ?
Two Chinese soldiers need a lift and wave down a truck.
Gemino says: "In the process of development, we've taken a technology, which is a fundamentally new one, that involves the concept of sending an electro magnetic wave down a pipe and receiving it at the far end.
THOUSANDS of rubber ducks made a yellow wave down a Liverpool canal.
She walked about 1km to wave down another boat which couldn't reach their beached tinnie," News.
The horrified teenager got out and stood by the body while her boyfriend Ed Olding, 21, tried to wave down motorists for help.