HyperDic: shave

English > 7 senses of the word shave:
VERBbodyshaveremove body hair with a razor
contactshave, trimcut closely
possessionshave, knock offcut the price of
contactshave, planecut or remove with or as if with a plane / plane
contactshavemake shavings of or reduce to shavings
contactshavetouch the surface of lightly
NOUNactshave, shavingthe act of removing hair / hair with a razor
shave > pronunciation
Soundsshey'v
Rhymesairwave ... wave / Wave: 29 rhymes with eyv...
English > shave: 7 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of removing hair / hair with a razor.
Synonymshaving
Narrowertonsureshaving the crown of the head by priests / priests or members of a monastic order
Broaderdepilation, epilationThe act of removing hair (as from an animal skin)
Spanishafeitado, afeitar, rapar, rasurado
Catalanafaitar, afaitat, rapar, rasurat
Verbsshaveremove body hair with a razor
English > shave: 7 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningRemove body hair with a razor.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey shave their hair
Narrowerrazorshave with a razor
tonsureshave the head of a newly inducted monk
Broadergroom, neatencare for one's external appearance
Spanishafeitarse, afeitar, barbear, rapar, rasurarse, rasurar
Catalanafaitar-se, afaitar, rapar, rasurar-se, rasurar
Nounsshave, shavingthe act of removing hair / hair with a razor
shavera razor powered by an electric motor
shaveran adult male who shaves
English > shave: 7 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningcut closely.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThey shave their hair
Synonymtrim
Narrowerfleece, shearshear the wool from
Broadercutshorten as if by severing the edges or ends of
Spanishafeitar, atusar, rasurar, recortar
Catalanafaitar, rasurar, retallar, tallar
English > shave: 7 senses > verb 3, possession
Meaningcut the price of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymknock off
Narrowermark downReduce the price of
Broaderreduce, cut down, cut back, trim, trim down, trim back, cut, bring downcut down on
Spanishabaratar
English > shave: 7 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningcut or remove with or as if with a plane / plane.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood"
Synonymplane
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
English > shave: 7 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningmake shavings of or reduce to shavings.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe chefs shave the vegetables
Example"shave the radish"
Broadercarve, cut upcut to pieces
Spanishcepillar
Nounsshavinga thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
English > shave: 7 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningtouch the surface of lightly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"His back shaved the counter in passing"
NarrowerskiveRemove the surface of
Broadergraze, crease, rakescrape gently
Spanishrasurar
Catalanrasurar
Nounsshavingthe act of brushing / brushing against while passing

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