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Noun: heave-ho  'heev,how
Usage: informal
  1. The termination of someone's employment (leaving them free to depart)
    - dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking, chuck [Brit, informal], the axe [informal], severance, the boot [informal], the chop [Brit, informal]
Interjection: heave-ho  'heev,how
  1. Said when exerting effort to lift or pull

Derived forms: heave-hos

Type of: conclusion, ending, termination