Synonyms and Antonyms of shave
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.
bob, clip, crop, cut, cut back, dock, lop (off), nip, pare, poll, prune, shear, snip, trim
to pass lightly across or touch gently especially in passing
- I just shaved the concrete post as the car turned the corner.
bump, contact, scrape, sideswipe, strike, sweep, swipe, touch
bounce, carom, glance, rebound, ricochet, skip
caress, cuddle, fondle, love, pat, pet, stroke
bang, bash, bump, clash, collide, crash, hit, impact, impinge, knock, punch, ram, slam, slap, smack, smash, swipe, thud, thwack, whack