How Do You Spell HOVE?

Pronunciation: [hˈə͡ʊv] (IPA)

Correct spelling for the English word "Hove" is [hˈə͡ʊv], [hˈə‍ʊv], [h_ˈəʊ_v] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

HOVE Meaning and Definition

Hove is a verb that can be used in various contexts and has multiple meanings. It is the past tense form of the verb "heave," and it is often employed as the alternative past tense of "heave" in British English. It can also be found in some regional dialects and traditional literature.

One meaning of hove refers to the act of lifting or throwing something heavy or bulky with great effort or force. For example, a group of workers could have hove up a heavy crate onto a truck. In this sense, it conveys the idea of exerting strength or applying force in order to move an object.

Another possible meaning of hove relates to nautical or maritime activities. It refers to the action of hoisting, pushing, or raising something on a ship, particularly involving the anchor or sails. For instance, sailors might have hove the anchor by using a windlass. Additionally, as the ship moves forward propelled by the power of the wind, it can be said to have hove to, meaning it has come to a stop or is maintaining its current position.

While less common in modern usage, "hove" can also serve as a dialectal or archaic form of the word "heave," which primarily means to throw or toss with force or to retch or vomit. This older usage may be encountered in older literature, poetry, or regional dialects.

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Etymology of HOVE

The word "Hove" is the past tense of the verb "heave". It originated from the Old English word "hebban" which means "to lift" or "to raise". Over time, the verb "heave" developed into various forms with different tenses, including "hove" as the past tense. This word is mainly used in nautical contexts, such as "the ship hove anchor", to indicate the action of lifting or hauling something, particularly on a ship.

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Conjugate verb Hove

CONDITIONAL

I would hove
you would hove
he/she/it would hove
we would hove
they would hove

CONDITIONAL CONTINUOUS

I would be hoving
you would be hoving
he/she/it would be hoving
we would be hoving
they would be hoving

CONDITIONAL PERFECT

I would have hove
you would have hove
he/she/it would have hove
we would have hove
they would have hove

CONDITIONAL PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I would have been hoving
you would have been hoving
he/she/it would have been hoving
we would have been hoving
they would have been hoving

FUTURE

I will hove
you will hove
he/she/it will hove
we will hove
they will hove

FUTURE CONTINUOUS

I will be hoving
you will be hoving
he/she/it will be hoving
we will be hoving
they will be hoving

FUTURE PERFECT

I will have hoved
you will have hoved
he/she/it will have hoved
we will have hoved
they will have hoved

FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I will have been hoving
you will have been hoving
he/she/it will have been hoving
we will have been hoving
they will have been hoving

IMPERATIVE

you hove
we let´s hove

NONFINITE VERB FORMS

to hove

PAST

I hoved
you hoved
he/she/it hoved
we hoved
they hoved

PAST CONTINUOUS

I was hoving
you were hoving
he/she/it was hoving
we were hoving
they were hoving

PAST PARTICIPLE

hoved

PAST PERFECT

I had hoved
you had hoved
he/she/it had hoved
we had hoved
they had hoved

PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I had been hoving
you had been hoving
he/she/it had been hoving
we had been hoving
they had been hoving

PRESENT

I hove
you hove
he/she/it hoves
we hove
they hove

PRESENT CONTINUOUS

I am hoving
you are hoving
he/she/it is hoving
we are hoving
they are hoving

PRESENT PARTICIPLE

hoving

PRESENT PERFECT

I have hoved
you have hoved
he/she/it has hoved
we have hoved
they have hoved

PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I have been hoving
you have been hoving
he/she/it has been hoving
we have been hoving
they have been hoving

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