waive vs. wave – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Waive

Definition:

do without or cease to hold or adhere to

Examples:

The CEO waived his bonus in 2011.

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Wave

Definition:

one of a series of ridges that moves across the surface of a liquid (especially across a large body of water) or numerous increments of an object or objects

Examples:

a wave of settlers

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