wave

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wave is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Homophones[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
wave

Plural
waves

Waves
  1. A wave is the motion of water up and down.
    The wind blew strongly on the water and made high waves.


Verb[change]

Plain form
wave

Third-person singular
waves

Past tense
waved

Past participle
waved

Present participle
waving

  1. To move from side to side again and again.
    When she saw her friend, she waved her hand so her friend would see her.
    The flag waved in the wind.