1. [ verb ] hang in the air; fly or be suspended above
Related terms: fly poise
2. [ verb ] move to and fro
Synonyms: linger

"The shy student lingered in the corner"

Related terms: hesitate
3. [ verb ] be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action
Synonyms: oscillate vibrate vacillate

"He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement"

Related terms: hesitate shillyshally oscillation
4. [ verb ] be suspended in the air, as if in defiance of gravity
Synonyms: levitate

"The guru claimed that he could levitate"

Related terms: levitate levitation rise
5. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 16892
6. [ verb ] hang over, as of something threatening, dark, or menacing
Synonyms: loom brood bulk_large

"The terrible vision brooded over her all day long"

Related terms: hang
Similar spelling:   Hoover