(noun, verb)


1. the act of removing hair with a razor

Similar word(s): shaving

Definition categories: act, depilation, epilation

Sentences with shave as a noun:

- I instructed the barber to give me a shave.


1. remove body hair with a razor

Definition categories: body, groom, neaten

2. cut closely

Similar word(s): trim

Definition categories: contact, cut

3. cut the price of

Definition categories: possession, cut, reduce, trim

4. cut or remove with or as if with a plane

- The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood

Similar word(s): plane

Definition categories: contact, cut

5. make shavings of or reduce to shavings

- shave the radish

Definition categories: contact, carve

6. touch the surface of lightly

- His back shaved the counter in passing

Definition categories: contact, crease, graze, rake

Sentences with shave as a verb:

- I had little time to shave this morning.