Meaning of SHAVE in English

n. 25B6; verb

he shaved his beard : CUT OFF, snip off; crop, trim, barber.

shave off excess wood : PLANE, pare, whittle, scrape.

shave parmesan over the top : GRATE, shred.

he shaved the MP's majority to 2,000 : REDUCE, cut, lessen, decrease, pare down, shrink, slim down.

his shot shaved the post : GRAZE, brush, touch, glance off, kiss.

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