hove definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • Past tight and previous participle of heave.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • last tight and previous participle of heave.
    • To hover around; to loiter; to lurk.
  • verb:
    • to keep suspended in air, water etc.; to float, to hover.
    • to attend, linger.
    • to maneuver on or by.
    • To remain; delay.
    • to stay fixed (usually on horseback).
    • To raise; raise; hold up.
    • To rise.
    • Simple past tight and previous participle of heave.
    • Easy past tense and previous participle of heave.
    • to increase; to enlarge; to heave; resulting in to enlarge.
  • others:
    • imp. & p. p. of heave.
    • to wait patiently; linger; loiter; hover about.
    • To hover floating around.
    • To float.
    • To move; sit aside.
    • Preterit and past participle of heave.
    • To lift; heave.
    • To swell; inflate.
    • to increase; ascend.
    • To enlarge.
    • An obsolete aphetic type of behove, behoove.
  • noun:
    • Same as hoove.
    • The ground-ivy, Nepeta Glechoma.

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