"shave" in the noun sense
1. shave, shaving
the act of removing hair with a razor
"shave" in the verb sense
remove body hair with a razor
2. shave, trim
"trim my beard"
3. shave, knock off
cut the price of
4. plane, shave
cut or remove with or as if with a plane
"The machine shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood"
make shavings of or reduce to shavings
"shave the radish"
touch the surface of lightly
"His back shaved the counter in passing"
Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)
Princeton University "About WordNet®."
WordNet®. Princeton University. 2010.
View WordNet® License