Detailed Translations for wave from English to French


to wave verb (waves, waved, waving)

  1. to wave
    faire au revoir de la main; saluer
    • saluer verb (salue, salues, saluons, saluez, )
  2. to wave
  3. to wave (flutter; flap; blow; snap)
    flotter au vent; voltiger; voler; venter; voleter; s'envoler; faire du vent
    • voltiger verb (voltige, voltiges, voltigeons, voltigez, )
    • voler verb (vole, voles, volons, volez, )
    • venter verb (vente, ventes, ventons, ventez, )
    • voleter verb (volette, volettes, voletons, voletez, )
    • s'envoler verb
  4. to wave (undulate; gush; flow)
    onduler; ruisseler; gicler; ondoyer
    • onduler verb (ondule, ondules, ondulons, ondulez, )
    • ruisseler verb (ruisselle, ruisselles, ruisselons, ruisselez, )
    • gicler verb (gicle, gicles, giclons, giclez, )
    • ondoyer verb (ondoie, ondoies, ondoyons, ondoyez, )

Conjugations for wave:

  1. wave
  2. wave
  3. waves
  4. wave
  5. wave
  6. wave
simple past
  1. waved
  2. waved
  3. waved
  4. waved
  5. waved
  6. waved
present perfect
  1. have waved
  2. have waved
  3. has waved
  4. have waved
  5. have waved
  6. have waved
past continuous
  1. was waving
  2. were waving
  3. was waving
  4. were waving
  5. were waving
  6. were waving
  1. shall wave
  2. will wave
  3. will wave
  4. shall wave
  5. will wave
  6. will wave
continuous present
  1. am waving
  2. are waving
  3. is waving
  4. are waving
  5. are waving
  6. are waving
  1. be waved
  2. be waved
  3. be waved
  4. be waved
  5. be waved
  6. be waved
  1. wave!
  2. let's wave!
  3. waved
  4. waving
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

wave [the ~] noun

  1. the wave (waving; undulation; waves)
    la vague; l'ondulation; le vallonnement; le mouvement des vagues; le mouvement ondulatoire

Translation Matrix for wave:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
mouvement des vagues undulation; wave; waves; waving
mouvement ondulatoire undulation; wave; waves; waving
ondulation undulation; wave; waves; waving waving; winding
vague undulation; wave; waves; waving breaker; darkness; obscurity; vagueness
vallonnement undulation; wave; waves; waving
- moving ridge; undulation; wafture; waving
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
faire au revoir de la main wave
faire du vent blow; flap; flutter; snap; wave blow; blow hard
faire signe de la main wave
faire signe à wave nod
flotter au vent blow; flap; flutter; snap; wave
gicler flow; gush; undulate; wave crackle; spatter; splash; sputter; wade
ondoyer flow; gush; undulate; wave
onduler flow; gush; undulate; wave crisp; curl; flourish; form circles; frizz; put in curlers; twirl
ruisseler flow; gush; undulate; wave come down in torrents; drain off; drip; drop; flow; flow away; gush; mess; ooze; pitter; pour; run; seep; trickle
s'envoler blow; flap; flutter; snap; wave ascend; be off; be on the upgrade; become higher; become larger; blow up; bristle; burst off; climb; crack off; depart; develop; flare up; fly away; fly by; fly off; fly out; fly round; fly up; get away; go away; go up; go upward; grow; grow up; increase; leave; mount; rise; rise to the surface; spatter off; start; take off
saluer wave bid welcome; greet; hail; salute; welcome
saluer de la main wave
venter blow; flap; flutter; snap; wave
voler blow; flap; flutter; snap; wave blow; cadge; collar; deprive; expropriate; filch; float; fly; fly a machine; fly about; fly an aeroplane; go thieving; hover; loot; make off with; navigate; nick; pilfer; pillage; pinch; plunder; purloin; raid; rob; snatch; snatch away; snatch off; snitch; steal; swipe; take; take away
voleter blow; flap; flutter; snap; wave
voltiger blow; flap; flutter; snap; wave swirl; tightrope walking; vortex; whirl down; whirl up
- beckon; brandish; curl; flap; flourish; roll; undulate
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- billow; wag; waving; whisk
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
vague bland; blurred; dim; dull; faded; faint; filmy; foggy; hazy; hushed; in an undertone; inconvenient; indistinct; lurid; misty; muffled; muzzy; not bright; not clear; obscure; out of focus; pale; sallow; subdued; turbid; uncertain; unclear; undefinable; vague; vaguely; washed out

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Synonyms for "wave":

Related Definitions for "wave":

  1. a movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon1
    • a wave of settlers1
    • troops advancing in waves1
  2. a hairdo that creates undulations in the hair1
  3. the act of signaling by a movement of the hand1
  4. (physics) a movement up and down or back and forth1
  5. one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water)1
  6. something that rises rapidly1
    • a wave of emotion swept over him1
    • there was a sudden wave of buying before the market closed1
    • a wave of conservatism in the country led by the hard right1
  7. a persistent and widespread unusual weather condition (especially of unusual temperatures)1
    • a heat wave1
  8. an undulating curve1
  9. set waves in1
    • she asked the hairdresser to wave her hair1
  10. signal with the hands or nod1
    • She waved to her friends1
    • He waved his hand hospitably1
  11. twist or roll into coils or ringlets1
  12. move or swing back and forth1
    • She waved her gun1
  13. move in a wavy pattern or with a rising and falling motion1
    • the waves rolled towards the beach1

Wiktionary Translations for wave:

  1. to move back and forth repeatedly
  2. to wave one’s hand
  3. to have an undulating or wavy form
  1. moving disturbance, undulation
  1. Traductions à trier suivant le sens
  2. agiter dans sa main une arme, comme si on se préparer à frapper.
  3. Avoir un mouvement d’ondulation lent, mais sensible.
  4. Être agité de petites et fréquentes secousses. (Sens général)
  5. voler à petites et fréquentes reprises, sans aucune direction déterminée.
  1. masse liquide en mouvement. — usage Il est principalement d’usage au pluriel et il s’emploie quelquefois absolument pour désigner la mer, un fleuve, etc.
  2. action et mouvement du corps et particulièrement des bras et des mains, action et mouvement employés à signifier quelque chose.
  3. Eau de..., qui se déplace faisant des rides. (Sens général)
  4. Masse d’eau agitée

Cross Translation:
wave onduler onduleren — (overgankelijk) doen golven, golfvormig maken, in wisselstroom veranderen
wave vague WellePhysik: Erhebung von Wasser; Woge
wave onde; vague Wogegehoben, poetisch: große und starke Wasserwelle
wave remuer; agiter wedeln — (intransitiv) mit einem Körperteil oder einem leichten Gegenstand hin und her schwingen
wave faire signes winken — zur Begrüßung oder zum Abschied mit der Hand in der Luft wedeln

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