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Webster Dictionary

  1. Hove

    of Heave

    Etymology: [OE. hoven. See Hover.]

  2. Hove

    of Heave

    Etymology: [OE. hoven. See Hover.]

  3. Hove

    imp. & p. p. of Heave

    Etymology: [OE. hoven. See Hover.]

  4. Hove

    to rise; to swell; to heave; to cause to swell

    Etymology: [OE. hoven. See Hover.]

  5. Hove(verb)

    to hover around; to loiter; to lurk

    Etymology: [OE. hoven. See Hover.]


  1. Hove

    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. Hove is bordered by Brighton on the east and Portslade-by-Sea on the west.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hove

    hōv, v.t. (Scot.) to heave, to raise.

  2. Hove

    hōv, v.i. (Spens.) to hover, to loiter.

  3. Hove

    pa.t. and pa.p. of heave.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of HOVE in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of HOVE in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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