Definitions of shave

The word shave uses 5 letters:aehsv.

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- obs. p. p. of Shave. 2

v. t. - To cut or pare off from the surface of a body with a razor or other edged instrument; to cut off closely, as with a razor; as, to shave the beard. 2

v. t. - To make bare or smooth by cutting off closely the surface, or surface covering, of; especially, to remove the hair from with a razor or other sharp instrument; to take off the beard or hair of; as, to shave the face or the crown of the head; he shaved himself. 2

v. t. - To cut off thin slices from; to cut in thin slices. 2

v. t. - To skim along or near the surface of; to pass close to, or touch lightly, in passing. 2

v. t. - To strip; to plunder; to fleece. 2

v. i. - To use a razor for removing the beard; to cut closely; hence, to be hard and severe in a bargain; to practice extortion; to cheat. 2

v. t. - A thin slice; a shaving. 2

v. t. - A cutting of the beard; the operation of shaving. 2

v. t. - An exorbitant discount on a note. 2

v. t. - A premium paid for an extension of the time of delivery or payment, or for the right to vary a stock contract in any particular. 2

v. t. - A hand tool consisting of a sharp blade with a handle at each end; a drawing knife; a spokeshave. 2

v. t. - The act of passing very near to, so as almost to graze; as, the bullet missed by a close shave. 2


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