wave on

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wave on

To signal with one's hand for someone or something to continue or proceed with their current course. A noun or pronoun can be used between "wave" and "on." The police officer waved us on as soon as the other cars had passed through the intersection. We need a team of volunteers to stand at certain parts of the race and wave on competitors so they don't get lost.
See also: on, wave

wave someone or something on

to make a signal with the hand for someone or something to move on or keep moving. The traffic cop waved us on. The cop waved on the hordes of pedestrians.
See also: on, wave

wave on

v.
To encourage or signal someone or something to proceed by or as if by waving the hand or arm: The police officer waved the pedestrians on. The crowd waved on the runners.
See also: on, wave