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Synonyms for shave

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. shave, shavingverb

    the act of removing hair with a razor

    paring, shaving, sliver, grazing, skimming

  2. shaveverb

    remove body hair with a razor

    plane, knock off, trim

  3. shave, trimverb

    cut closely

    "trim my beard"

    plane, trim down, garnish, bring down, cut back, prune, trim back, crop, reduce, cut down, cut, clip, pare, dress, lop, trim, knock off, snip

  4. shave, knock offverb

    cut the price of

    plane, waste, thieve, toss off, knock off, neutralise, do in, drop, scratch off, neutralize, glom, fling off, snitch, liquidate, trim, dash off, cop, hook

  5. plane, shaveverb

    cut or remove with or as if with a plane

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

    skim, plane, knock off, trim

  6. shaveverb

    make shavings of or reduce to shavings

    "shave the radish"

    plane, knock off, trim

  7. shaveverb

    touch the surface of lightly

    "His back shaved the counter in passing"

    plane, knock off, trim

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. shaveverb

    cut off (close to the surface)

  2. shaveverb

    make smooth or bare (as by cutting off hair closely)

  3. shaveverb

    slice, cut in thin slices

  4. shaveverb

    strip, fleece

  5. shaveverb

    graze, skim, touch lightly (in passing over)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. shavenoun

    shaving, spokeshave, drawshave

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "shave":

    shave-a, shaving, razor, raze, beard, flatten

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  1. Kosuke Shiramizu:

    We still need to shave off another 100,000 yen to 200,000 yen to bring down the car’s retail price even lower, into the 500,000-yen to 600,000-yen range, if we are to survive.

  2. Rose Ricciardelli:

    A lot of people have a tipping point of when it's time to go, and other people never lose enough hair that they really shave it, [but] if someone thinks they'll look younger for shaving it, they'll shave it.

  3. Detroit Journal:

    Socialism is Bolshevism with a shave.

  4. Adlai E. Stevenson Jr.:

    The best reason I can think of for not running for President of the United States is that you have to shave twice a day.

  5. Ted Turner, A speech to the McCallie School in Chattanooga, TN:

    Hell, we spent $200 Billion to get a scared guy who needed a shave out of a fox-hole! And he may even die of prostate cancer before we even get a chance to try him, dammit!

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