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Synonyms for shave
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shave, shaving(verb)

    the act of removing hair with a razor

    Synonyms:
    paring, shaving, sliver, grazing, skimming

  2. shave(verb)

    remove body hair with a razor

    Synonyms:
    plane, knock off, trim

  3. shave, trim(verb)

    cut closely

    "trim my beard"

    Synonyms:
    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 off(verb)

    cut the price of

    Synonyms:
    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, shave(verb)

    cut or remove with or as if with a plane

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

    Synonyms:
    skim, plane, knock off, trim

  6. shave(verb)

    make shavings of or reduce to shavings

    "shave the radish"

    Synonyms:
    plane, knock off, trim

  7. shave(verb)

    touch the surface of lightly

    "His back shaved the counter in passing"

    Synonyms:
    plane, knock off, trim

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shave(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    cut off (close to the surface)

  2. shave(v. a.)

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

  3. shave(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    slice, cut in thin slices

  4. shave(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    strip, fleece

  5. shave(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    graze, skim, touch lightly (in passing over)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shave(n)

    Synonyms:
    shaving, spokeshave, drawshave

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

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