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How Do You Spell SHAVE?

Correct spelling for the English word "shave" is [ʃ_ˈeɪ_v], [ʃˈe͡ɪv], [ʃˈe‍ɪv]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of SHAVE

  1. To use a razor for removing the beard; to cut closely; hence, to be hard and severe in a bargain; to practice extortion; to cheat.

Common Misspellings for SHAVE

Below is the list of 258 misspellings for the word "shave".

Usage Examples for SHAVE

  1. He burst into tears; asked the stranger to lend him a half- penny to buy a candle, as it was not light enough to shave him with safety. - "McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader" by William Holmes McGuffey
  2. I had a close shave this noon. - "Arms and the Woman" by Harold MacGrath
  3. Yet their plight would have been even worse than it was, had not John Fox the gunner possessed unusual skill as a barber, which somehow became known, and the officials about the gaol and harbour would send for him to shave them and cut their hair. - "The Strange Story Book" by Mrs. Andrew Lang
  4. He needed a shave, but he was grinning happily. - "Space Viking" by Henry Beam Piper
  5. I thought it was my needing a shave, but it wasn't. - "The U-boat hunters" by James B. Connolly

Conjugate verb Shave

CONDITIONAL

I would shave
you would shave
he/she/it would shave
we would shave
they would shave

CONDITIONAL CONTINUOUS

I would be shaving
you would be shaving
he/she/it would be shaving
we would be shaving
they would be shaving

CONDITIONAL PERFECT

I would have shave
you would have shave
he/she/it would have shave
we would have shave
they would have shave

CONDITIONAL PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I would have been shaving
you would have been shaving
he/she/it would have been shaving
we would have been shaving
they would have been shaving

FUTURE

I will shave
you will shave
he/she/it will shave
we will shave
they will shave

FUTURE CONTINUOUS

I will be shaving
you will be shaving
he/she/it will be shaving
we will be shaving
they will be shaving

FUTURE PERFECT

I will have shaved
you will have shaved
he/she/it will have shaved
we will have shaved
they will have shaved
I will have shaved, will have shaven
we will have shaved, will have shaven
you will have shaved, will have shaven
he/she/it will have shaved, will have shaven
they will have shaved, will have shaven

FUTURE PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I will have been shaving
you will have been shaving
he/she/it will have been shaving
we will have been shaving
they will have been shaving

IMPERATIVE

you shave
we let´s shave

NONFINITE VERB FORMS

to shave

PAST

I shaved
you shaved
he/she/it shaved
we shaved
they shaved

PAST CONTINUOUS

I was shaving
you were shaving
he/she/it was shaving
we were shaving
they were shaving

PAST PARTICIPLE

shaved

PAST PERFECT

I had shaved
you had shaved
he/she/it had shaved
we had shaved
they had shaved
I had shaved, had shaven
we had shaved, had shaven
you had shaved, had shaven
he/she/it had shaved, had shaven
they had shaved, had shaven

PAST PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I had been shaving
you had been shaving
he/she/it had been shaving
we had been shaving
they had been shaving

PRESENT

I shave
you shave
he/she/it shaves
we shave
they shave

PRESENT CONTINUOUS

I am shaving
you are shaving
he/she/it is shaving
we are shaving
they are shaving

PRESENT PARTICIPLE

shaving

PRESENT PERFECT

I have shaved
you have shaved
he/she/it has shaved
we have shaved
they have shaved
I have shaved, have shaven
we have shaved, have shaven
you have shaved, have shaven
he/she/it has shaved, has shaven
they have shaved, have shaven

PRESENT PERFECT CONTINUOUS

I have been shaving
you have been shaving
he/she/it has been shaving
we have been shaving
they have been shaving
I would have shaved, would have shaven
we would have shaved, would have shaven
you would have shaved, would have shaven
he/she/it would have shaved, would have shaven
they would have shaved, would have shaven
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