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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 Beta 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. wave

noun. ['ˈweɪv'] something that rises rapidly.

Antonyms

  • cause to sleep

Etymology

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

8. beta

noun. ['ˈbeɪtə'] the 2nd letter of the Greek alphabet.

Synonyms

  • Greek alphabet
  • alphabetic character
  • letter of the alphabet

Antonyms

  • meaningless
  • noncritical
  • indecisive
  • noncrucial

Etymology

  • βῆτα (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

9. wave

noun. ['ˈweɪv'] the act of signaling by a movement of the hand.

Synonyms

  • flourish
  • motion
  • brandish
  • waving
  • gesture

Antonyms

  • nonworker
  • stay in place
  • unwind
  • uncoil

Etymology

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

10. wave

noun. ['ˈweɪv'] a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair.

Synonyms

  • hair style
  • hairdo
  • perm
  • permanent wave
  • coiffure
  • coif
  • finger wave
  • permanent

Antonyms

  • nonmoving
  • regularity
  • order
  • adience

Etymology

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

Example sentences of the word beta-wave


1. Noun Phrase
Massage has also been shown to decrease beta wave activity in the brain while increasing delta and alpha wave activity in the brain.

2. Noun Phrase
Decreased beta wave activity promotes relaxation, while increased delta and alpha waves contribute to relaxation and more restful sleep.

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