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  1. make wavesverb

    To cause a disturbance.

    Etymology: Derived from disruptions caused by waves in water

  2. make wavesverb

    To upset the status quo.

    Etymology: Derived from disruptions caused by waves in water

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of make waves in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of make waves in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of make waves in a Sentence

  1. Richard Salant:

    If newsmen do not tell the truth as they see it because it might make waves, or if their bosses decide something should or should not be broadcast because of Washington or Main Street consequences, we have dishonored ourselves and we have lost the First Amendment by default.

  2. Camille Kostek:

    I get just as excited to show up on that set and shoot for that magazine as I did when I was a rookie, it is one of the most honorable things that I do. It goes beyond just posing for the magazine. The women behind the brand, the models within the brand, they're people like I'd never met before. Everyone just shares such a light and a love for wanting to really make waves in this industry, and I really didn't get my big yes until Sports Illustrated.

  3. Ivern Ball:

    A politician is a person who can make waves and then make you think he's the only one who can save the ship.

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