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shave

 (shāv)
v. shaved, shaved or shav·en (shā′vən), shav·ing, shaves
v.tr.
1.
a. To remove the beard or other body hair from, with a razor or shaver: The barber lathered his face and then shaved him.
b. To cut (the beard, for example) at the surface of the skin with a razor or shaver.
2. To crop, trim, or mow closely: shave a meadow.
3.
a. To remove thin slices from: shave a board.
b. To cut or scrape into thin slices; shred: shave chocolate.
4. To come close to or graze in passing. See Synonyms at brush1.
5.
a. To reduce by a small amount: shaved two months from the schedule.
b. To cut (a price) by a slight margin.
c. To purchase (a note) at a reduction greater than the legal or customary rate.
d. To limit the number of (points) scored by one's own team in an athletic contest by point-shaving.
v.intr.
To remove the beard or other body hair with a razor or shaver.
n.
1. The act, process, or result of shaving.
2. A thin slice or scraping; a shaving.
3. Any of various tools used for shaving.

[Middle English shaven, to scrape, from Old English sceafan.]

shaven

(ˈʃeɪvən)
adj
(Hairdressing & Grooming)
a. closely shaved or tonsured
b. (in combination): clean-shaven.

shav•en

(ˈʃeɪ vən)

v.
1. a pp. of shave.
adj.
2. closely trimmed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.shaven - having the beard or hair cut off close to the skin
unshaved, unshaven - not shaved
Translations
حَليق الذَّقْن
oholený
=-barberetbarberet
borotvált
rakaîur
oholený
tıraş olmuş

shaven

[ˈʃeɪvn]
A. PP (archaic) of shave
B. ADJafeitado

shaven

[ˈʃeɪvən] adj [head] → rasé(e)

shaven

adj head etckahl geschoren; shaven-headedkahl geschoren

shaven

[ˈʃeɪvn] adj (head) → rasato/a, rapato/a (a zero)

shave

(ʃeiv) verb
1. to cut away (hair) from (usually oneself) with a razor. He only shaves once a week.
2. (sometimes with off) to scrape or cut away (the surface of wood etc). The joiner shaved a thin strip off the edge of the door.
3. to touch lightly in passing. The car shaved the wall.
noun
(the result of) an act of shaving.
ˈshaven adjective
shaved. He was dark and clean- shaven.
ˈshavings noun plural
very thin strips especially of wood. The glasses were packed in wood shavings.
References in classic literature ?
But the other, crafty and unmoved, nursing his shaven chin between the thumb and forefinger of his slim and treacherous hand, thinks deep within his heart full of guile: "Aha
Clean shaven, with the exception of narrow half-whiskers.
Look back at the description: 'Hair cut rather short, clean shaven, with the exception of narrow half-whiskers.
But it was not the horrors of prison life, not the hard labour, the bad food, the shaven head, or the patched clothes that crushed him.
It was unusually early for him; his whole person exhaled the charm of almost dewy freshness; he wore his blue cloth overcoat unbuttoned; his boots were shiny; his cheeks, freshly shaven, had a sort of gloss; and even his heavy-lidded eyes, refreshed by a night of peaceful slumber, sent out glances of comparative alertness.
Then this ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling, By the grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore, "Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art sure no craven, Ghastly grim and ancient raven wandering from the Nightly shore -- Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night's Plutonian shore
Then the ebony bird beguiling my sad fancy into smiling, By the grave and stern decorum of the countenance it wore, "Though thy crest be shorn and shaven, thou," I said, "art sure no craven, Ghastly grim and ancient Raven wandering from the Nightly shore-- Tell me what thy lordly name is on the Night's Plutonian shore
He was clean shaven, and his large face looked uncomfortably naked.
With his typical face, clean shaven on lip and chin, with a firm mouth, a strong jaw, a steady eye, and two little white fluffs of whiskers, he could never be taken for anything but what he was, a high-class British medical consultant of the age of fifty, or perhaps just a year or two older.
In this disguise, with brown-stained face and smooth shaven, he had appeared a few days after The Boss was hurt and offered to cook for us, saying her people had gone off to join certain new camps which the enemy were forming, and that she was starving.
I became aware of him as a seated figure in soot-smudged shirt sleeves, and with his upturned, clean- shaven face staring at a faint flickering that danced over the sky.
I never used my razor during my stay in the island, but although a very subordinate affair, it had been vastly admired by the Typees; and Narmonee, a great hero among them, who was exceedingly precise in the arrangements of his toilet and the general adjustment of is person, being the most accurately tattooed and laboriously horrified individual in all the valley, thought it would be a great advantage to have it applied to the already shaven crown of his head.