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1. wave

noun. ['ˈweɪv'] one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water).

Synonyms

  • comber
  • roller
  • whitecap
  • roll
  • rolling wave
  • movement
  • surge
  • motion
  • white horse
  • lift
  • rippling
  • wavelet
  • ripple
  • riffle
  • wake
  • surf
  • backwash
  • breaker
  • tsunami
  • billow
  • swell
  • swash
  • crestless wave
  • breakers
  • moving ridge
  • rise

Antonyms

  • lower
  • begin
  • unfold
  • anesthetize

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Air Wave

  • misbehave
  • shortwave
  • aftershave
  • mcclave
  • kunaev
  • enslave
  • engrave
  • deprave
  • concave
  • unfav
  • lefave
  • lafave
  • forgave
  • behave
  • stave
  • slave
  • quave
  • grave
  • crave
  • brave
  • waive
  • they've
  • shave
  • schave
  • save
  • rave
  • pave
  • nave
  • mave
  • lave

2. wave

verb. ['ˈweɪv'] signal with the hands or nod.

Synonyms

  • motion
  • gesture
  • beckon

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize
  • depressurise

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. wave

noun. ['ˈweɪv'] a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon.

Synonyms

  • motion
  • motility
  • move

Antonyms

  • opening
  • retreat
  • boo
  • moving

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. wave

noun. ['ˈweɪv'] (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth.

Synonyms

  • blast wave
  • traveling wave
  • gravitation wave
  • travelling wave
  • oscillation
  • movement
  • motion
  • pulsation
  • acoustic wave
  • sine wave
  • flapping
  • stationary wave
  • fluctuation
  • flutter
  • impulse
  • wave form
  • fluttering
  • pulsing
  • sound wave
  • gravity wave
  • shock wave
  • standing wave
  • pulse
  • vibration
  • seiche
  • wave shape
  • undulation
  • flap

Antonyms

  • stay
  • ebb
  • deflate
  • worsen

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. wave

verb. ['ˈweɪv'] move or swing back and forth.

Synonyms

  • brandish
  • take hold
  • flourish
  • displace
  • move
  • hold

Antonyms

  • winterize
  • summerize
  • ascend
  • rise

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. wave

verb. ['ˈweɪv'] move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion.

Synonyms

  • luff
  • move
  • flap
  • roll

Antonyms

  • unsettled
  • unready
  • disarranged
  • soft

Etymology

  • waven (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wafian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. air

noun. ['ˈɛr'] a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of.

Synonyms

  • Kr
  • Ar
  • breath
  • Xe
  • nitrogen
  • atomic number 54
  • atomic number 10
  • atomic number 8
  • liquid air
  • N
  • wind
  • air current
  • neon
  • atomic number 18
  • xenon
  • gas
  • hot air
  • current of air
  • krypton
  • Ne
  • oxygen
  • atomic number 7
  • O
  • atomic number 36

Antonyms

  • unstrain
  • polyphonic music
  • monophony
  • polyphony

Etymology

  • air (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aeir (Anglo-Norman)

8. air

noun. ['ˈɛr'] the region above the ground.

Synonyms

  • region

Antonyms

  • attach
  • stay

Etymology

  • air (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aeir (Anglo-Norman)

9. air

noun. ['ˈɛr'] a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing.

Synonyms

  • vibe
  • quality
  • atmosphere
  • vibration
  • mystique
  • aura

Antonyms

  • leaded gasoline
  • unleaded gasoline
  • defend
  • untune

Etymology

  • air (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aeir (Anglo-Norman)

10. air

noun. ['ˈɛr'] a slight wind (usually refreshing).

Synonyms

  • zephyr
  • light air
  • sea breeze
  • air current
  • current of air
  • breath
  • fresh breeze
  • gentle breeze
  • breeze
  • moderate breeze
  • light breeze
  • wind
  • strong breeze

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • stand still
  • wholly
  • conception

Etymology

  • air (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aeir (Anglo-Norman)
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