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waveWaive Waive, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Waived; p. pr. & vb. n.
Waiving.] [OE. waiven, weiven, to set aside, remove, OF.
weyver, quesver, to waive, of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. veifa
to wave, to vibrate, akin to Skr. vip to tremble. Cf.
Vibrate, Waif.] [Written also wave.]
1. To relinquish; to give up claim to; not to insist on or
claim; to refuse; to forego.
He waiveth milk, and flesh, and all. --Chaucer.
We absolutely do renounce or waive our own opinions,
absolutely yielding to the direction of others.
2. To throw away; to cast off; to reject; to desert.
(a) To throw away; to relinquish voluntarily, as a right
which one may enforce if he chooses.
(b) (O. Eng. Law) To desert; to abandon. --Burrill.
Note: The term was applied to a woman, in the same sense as
outlaw to a man. A woman could not be outlawed, in the
proper sense of the word, because, according to
Bracton, she was never in law, that is, in a
frankpledge or decennary; but she might be waived, and
held as abandoned. --Burrill. WaveWave Wave (w[=a]v), v. t.
See Waive. --Sir H. Wotton. Burke.
Wave Wave, v. t.
1. To move one way and the other; to brandish. ``[[AE]neas]
waved his fatal sword.' --Dryden.
2. To raise into inequalities of surface; to give an
undulating form a surface to.
Horns whelked and waved like the enridged sea.
3. To move like a wave, or by floating; to waft. [Obs.] --Sir
4. To call attention to, or give a direction or command to,
by a waving motion, as of the hand; to signify by waving;
to beckon; to signal; to indicate.
Look, with what courteous action It waves you to a
more removed ground. --Shak.
She spoke, and bowing waved Dismissal. --Tennyson.
WaveWave Wave, n. [See Woe.]
Wave Wave, n.
Something resembling or likened to a water wave, as in rising
unusually high, in being of unusual extent, or in progressive
motion; a swelling or excitement, as of feeling or energy; a
tide; flood; period of intensity, usual activity, or the
like; as, a wave of enthusiasm.