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shave

shave

 
 
pronunciation:
sheIv
parts of speech:
verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
definition 1: to remove by cutting with a razor.
Should I shave my mustache?
similar words:
cut, shear, snip, trim
definition 2: to cut off in thin slices.
The carpenter shaved the top of the door so it would fit.
synonyms:
pare, slice
similar words:
carve, cut, peel, plane, trim, whittle
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: shaved, shaves, shaving
definition: to remove hair from the face or body with a razor.
My father shaves in the morning before he goes to work.
 
similar words:
cut, shear, snip
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of shaving hair off the face.
He had a shower and a shave.
derivation: shavable (shaveable) (adj.)
Word Builder: shave +
  • shaver:
    a small machine for shaving; electric razor.
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