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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theywave off
he/she/itwaves off
present participlewaving off
past tensewaved off
past participlewaved off
  1. wave someone off to say goodbye to someone by waving as they leave

    She stood at the gate and waved her children off to school.

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