[ US /ˈʃeɪv/ ]
[ UK /ʃˈe‍ɪv/ ]
  1. touch the surface of lightly
    His back shaved the counter in passing
  2. remove body hair with a razor
  3. make shavings of or reduce to shavings
    shave the radish
  4. cut the price of
  5. cut closely
    trim my beard
  6. cut or remove with or as if with a plane
    The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood
  1. the act of removing hair with a razor
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How To Use shave In A Sentence

  • He wanders around Manhattan, unshaven, unbathed, and smoking and cussing a lot.
  • It will probably make you look distinguished and will certainly save you a great deal of time not having to shave. Times, Sunday Times
  • He was clean-shaven, in his early 30s and wearing a dark blue t-shirt.
  • He shaved, got dressed and took the elevator to the breakfast-room.
  • In a 1983 ad, the Gillette man was depicted as the tiny weakling on a basketball court full of giants; his shaver, he said, helped him even the odds.
  • As the family mourns and close relatives shave their heads, the body is transported to the funeral ghat (bank along a river), where prayers are recited.
  • They had barely been fed and their heads were shaved. The Sun
  • Yes the win in Riesa was pleasing as I was wearing a normal costume and was unrested, unshaved and untapered so that's always a confidence boost
  • Did you know that Muslim men shave their pubic hairs?
  • Nevertheless, he was clean-shaven, his hair was cut and his ears were clean. Stephanie Gertler: Vanishing in New York City
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