shave

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

shave

verb

Definition of SHAVE

1
to make (something) shorter or smaller with the use of a cutting instrument <he always shaves most of his hair off when the weather starts getting warmer>
Synonyms bob, crop, cut, cut back, dock, lop (off), nip, pare, poll, prune, shave, shear, snip, trim
Near Antonyms elongate, extend, lengthen
2
to pass lightly across or touch gently especially in passing <just shaved the concrete post as the car turned the corner>
Synonyms graze, kiss, nudge, shave, skim

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