Pronunciation: shāvd
obs. p. p.1.obs. p. p. of Shave.
His beard was shave as nigh as ever he can.
- Chaucer.
v. t.1.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.
[imp. Shaved (shāvd);p. p. Shaved or Shaven (shāv"'n); p. pr. & vb. n. Shaving.]
2.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.
I'll shave your crown for this.
- Shak.
3.To cut off thin slices from; to cut in thin slices.
4.To skim along or near the surface of; to pass close to, or touch lightly, in passing.
5.To strip; to plunder; to fleece.
To shave a note
to buy it at a discount greater than the legal rate of interest, or to deduct in discounting it more than the legal rate allows.
v. i.1.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.
n.1.A thin slice; a shaving.
2.A cutting of the beard; the operation of shaving.
3.An exorbitant discount on a note.
4.A hand tool consisting of a sharp blade with a handle at each end; a drawing knife; a spokeshave.
5.The act of passing very near to, so as almost to graze; as, the bullet missed by a close shave.
Shave grass
(Bot.) the scouring rush. See the Note under Equisetum.
Shave hook
a tool for scraping metals, consisting of a sharp-edged triangular steel plate attached to a shank and handle.
Noun1.shave - the act of removing hair with a razor
Synonyms: shaving
Verb1.shave - remove body hair with a razor
2.shave - cut closely; "trim my beard"
Synonyms: trim
3.shave - cut the price of
Synonyms: knock off
4.shave - cut or remove with or as if with a plane; "The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood"
Synonyms: plane
5.shave - make shavings of or reduce to shavings; "shave the radish"
6.shave - touch the surface of lightly; "His back shaved the counter in passing"
To dream that you are shaving, suggests that you are making a minor life-changing decision. Some aspect of your daily routine is being altered. Alternatively, it may represent your severe attitude or self-punishment. To dream that someone is shaving your leg, represents a lost of your independence. You are relying on others to get you through some difficult times. You need to build up your self-confidence and self-esteem.abate, abbreviate, abrade, abridge, abscind, abstract, amputate, annihilate, ban, bar, bate, beat, beat down, beguile of, bilk, bob, boil down, borrow, break, brush, brush by, bunco, burn, capsulize, caress, cheapen, cheat, chisel, chouse, chouse out of, clip, close shave, cog, cog the dice, come in contact, compress, con, condense, contact, contract, cozen, crib, crop, cull, curtail, cut, cut away, cut back, cut down, cut off, cut off short, cut out, cut prices, cut short, dab, decline, decrease, deduct, deflate, defraud, depreciate, derogate, detract, devaluate, diddle, diminish, discount, discount notes, disparage, dive, do in, do out of, dock, drag, drain, dress, dub, eat away, elide, eliminate, enucleate, epitomize, equalize, eradicate, erode, euchre, even, except, excise, exclude, extinguish, extirpate, extract, fall, fall in price, file away, finagle, flam, flatten, fleece, flimflam, fob, foreshorten, fudge, give way, glance, gouge, grade, graze, grease, gull, gyp, harrow, have, hit, hocus, hocus-pocus, impair, impinge, isolate, jew down, kiss, knock off, lay, leach, lend, lessen, level, lop, lower, lubricate, mark down, mow, mulct, mutilate, narrow escape, narrow squeak, nip, nose-dive, nudge, oil, osculate, pack the deal, pare, peel, pick out, pigeon, plane, planish, plaster, plummet, plunge, poll, pollard, practice fraud upon, prune, purify, reap, recap, recapitulate, reduce, refine, remove, retrench, rook, root out, rub, rub away, rule out, sag, scam, scrape, screw, sell gold bricks, set apart, set aside, shear, shingle, shortchange, shorten, shred, sideswipe, skim, skirt, skive, slash, slump, smooth, smooth down, smooth out, snub, squeak by, stack the cards, stamp out, stick, sting, strike off, strip, strip off, stunt, subduct, subtract, sum up, summarize, swindle, synopsize, take a dive, take away, take from, take in, take off, take out, telescope, thimblerig, thin, thin out, throw a fight, touch, trim, truncate, victimize, wear away, weed, whittle, wipe out, withdraw
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