wave down

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wave down

To signal with one's hand for someone or something to stop or come over to one's location. A noun or pronoun can be used between "wave" and "down." I managed to wave a car down to help me fix my tire on the side of the road. We're already running late, so let's just wave down a cab.
See also: down, wave

wave down

v.
To signal and cause someone or something to stop by waving the hand or arm: I waved down a cab. The stranded motorist waved a police car down.
See also: down, wave
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FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon was commended this week for stopping to speak to a homeless person who waved her down as she got out of a car in Glasgow.
The two men inside, who appeared to be Hispanic and in their 20s or 30s, waved her down in what appeared to be an effort to have her approach the van.
Witness Miriam Phelan told the court she had been driving from Seaview when Ms Noble waved her down.
The 29-year-old pulled over in her Vauxhall Corsa when the pedestrian waved her down near the old Bangour Hospital in West Lothian.