HyperDic: hover

English > 5 senses of the word hover:
VERBstativehover, vibrate, vacillate, oscillatebe undecided about something
stativehover, lingermove to and fro
motionhoverhang in the air
motionhover, levitatebe suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity
stativehover, brood, loom, bulk largehang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing
hover > pronunciation
Soundshhah'ver
Rhymesachiever ... woodcarver: 114 rhymes with ver...
English > hover: 5 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningBe undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymsvibrate, vacillate, oscillate
NarrowershillyshallyBe uncertain and vague
Broaderhesitate, waver, wafflepause or hold back in uncertainty / uncertainty or unwillingness
Spanishdudar, vacilar
English > hover: 5 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningMove to and fro.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymlinger
Broaderhesitate, waver, wafflepause or hold back in uncertainty / uncertainty or unwillingness
Spanishrevolotear, rondar
Catalanflotar, oronejar, surar, voletejar
English > hover: 5 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaninghang in the air; fly or be suspended above.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
ModelSome big birds hover in the tree; There hover some big birds in the tree
NarrowerpoiseBe motionless, in suspension
Broaderfly, wingTravel through the air
Spanishestar suspendido, flotar, revolotear
Catalandeixar flotant, estar flotant, flotar, oronejar, surar, voletejar
English > hover: 5 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningBe suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymlevitate
Entailsrise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, upriseMove upward
Similar tolevitateCause to rise in the air and float, as if in defiance of gravity
Spanishflotar, levitar, revolotear
Catalanflotar, levitar
English > hover: 5 senses > verb 5, stative
Meaninghang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
ModelSome big birds hover in the tree; There hover some big birds in the tree
Synonymsbrood, loom, bulk large
Narrowerovershadow, dominate, eclipseBe greater in significance than
BroaderhangBe menacing, burdensome, or oppressive
Spanishabalanzarse, aparecer, surgir
Catalanabalançar-se, aparèixer, sorgir

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