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Definition of the verb Hove

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  1. [obsolete, intransitive] To remain suspended in air, water etc.; to float, to hover.
  2. [obsolete, intransitive] To wait, linger.
  3. [obsolete, intransitive] To move [term, on] or [term, by].
  4. [obsolete, transitive] To raise, lift.
  5. [obsolete, intransitive] To rise.
  6. [nautical] [past of heave]
  7. [obsolete or dialectal] [past of heave]


  1. Hove is a town on the south coast of England, immediately to the west of its larger neighbour Brighton, with which it forms the unitary authority Brighton and Hove. It forms a single conurbation together with Brighton and some smaller towns and villages running along the coast. As part of local government reform Brighton and Hove were merged to form the borough of Brighton and Hove in 1997. In 2000 the conjoined towns officially attained city status.
  2. Hove is a borough constituency represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since 2010 by Mike Weatherley, a Conservative.
  3. Hove a.k.a. Høve is a village in northwest Zealand with fewer than 200 inhabitants. Høve is located near Sejerø Bay, five kilometers north of Asnæs, 17 kilometers southwest of Nykøbing Sjælland, and 25 kilometers northwest of Holbæk. The village is part of Odsherred Municipality and is in Asnæs Parish.
  4. Hove a.k.a. County Ground, Hove: The County Cricket Ground, also known as the County Ground for sponsorship reasons, is a cricket venue in Hove, East Sussex, England. It is home to Sussex County Cricket Club. It is one of the few county grounds to have deckchairs for spectators - which are in the colours of Sussex CCC - blue and white.

There are other places with in their name, like Brighton & Hove, Hove Park School, City College Brighton & Hove, Brighton Hove & Sussex Sixth Form College.


"Hove" is a book by Manda Scott.

  • genre: Speculative fiction
  • subjects: Great Britain, England, British Cuisine, Europe, History, World
  • copyright: 1995-01-01

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Google previewPast and Present of Winneshiek County, Iowa (1913)

A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement by Edwin C Bailey

Hove is a stockholder in the Farmers Creamery Company of Decorah and in the Farmers Cooperative Hog Buying Company, and is recognized in business circles as a man of keen insight and sound judgment. In December, 1892, Mr.

Google previewTopographical Sketches of Brighthelmston and its Neighbourhood ... Illustrated with twelve engravings, by R. Havell, Jun (1825)

by Edward Wedlake BRAYLEY

-->Hove is a small and pleasant Village, nearly one mile and a half from Brighton: it contains about 300 inhabitants; and fifty houses, disposed, principally, in one street, and including several respectable buildings. The Church, which is, ...

Google previewHarper's Monthly Magazine (1912)

Toward the west the town is called Hove (this is even a separate incorporation); toward the east. Kemptown. Hove is very stately; its terraces and squares lie back from the sea with the broad space of “ The Lawns ” between. At the Kemptown ...

Google previewRoyal Messages of Cheer and Comfort Beautifully Told (1909)

By Robert Stuart MacArthur and Two Hundred and Thirty Well-chosen Authors by Robert Stuart MacArthur

HOVE is an abridgement of the divine law, and is a fundamental precept in the holy gospel. Love is the true spirit prompting right action in every line of Christian duty. Love covers a multitude of sins. Love is the feet of duty running out in the ...

Google previewChristian Charity Explained (1830)

Or, The Influence of Religion Upon Temper Stated; in an Exposition of the Thirteenth Chapter of the First Epistle to the Corinthians by John Angell James

hove is a social grace, while faith and hope are exercised in reference to ourselves. We believe and hope, with an immediate regard to our own happiness : but in the exercise of love, we regard the happiness of mankind. Christian charity is ...

Google previewInclusive Education for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (2015)

by Rhonda G. Craven, Alexandre J. S. Morin, Danielle Tracey, Philip D. Parker, Hua Flora Zhong

Geert Van Hove is a professor, working in the field of disability and inclusive education at Ghent University and in the field of disability studies at the Free University of Amsterdam (Endowed Chair from Disability Studies in the Netherlands).

Google previewThe Dramatic Works of Beaumont and Fletcher (1811)

Hove is a strange expression here, and much less in the manner of our poets, than the word substituted. ** And all the kingdom with him.

Google previewGuide to Knowledge (1835)

Hove is a pleasant village adjoining Brighton. The church, which is apparently of Norman foundation , was ...

Google previewDictionary of Confusable Words (2013)

by Adrian Room

heaved/hove Both these words are past forms of the verb heave, though hove is now only found in a nautical sense, or in an expression adopted ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1891)

by Sir George Watt

Hove, an indefatigable traveller and botanist, who visited Bombay in 1787, alludes to Kamela apparently, but under...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Condensed Matter Physics (2004)

by Charles P. Poole, Jr.

VAN HOVE SINGULARITIES of the Coulomb interaction V̂(r, r) for the electrons and nuclei (e.g., of two atoms without intrinsic dipole, quadrupole or higher moments) terms proportional to 1/R3, 1/R4, 1/R6, are obtained, where R is the ...

Google previewScottish Dictionary and Supplement (1841)

In Four Volumes. Suppl. Aai-Jux by John Jamieson

To HOVE, v. n. 1 . To swell.] Add ; Isl. honin-a, intumescere, must be viewed as belonging to the same family ; as mn is often interchanged with v,f and b. Thus Su .G. hamn is the same with Isl. hafn, Germ, hafen, E. haven, portus ; Su.

Google previewSupplement to the Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ... (1825)

by John Jamieson

To HOVE, v. n. 1. To swell.] Add; Isl. homn-a, intumescere, must be viewed as belonging to the same family; as mn is often interchanged with v, f. and b. Thus Su.G. hamn is the same with Isl. hafn, Germ. hafen, E. haven, portus; Su.G.jemn with ...

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The value of this 4-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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