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1. stave

noun. ['ˈsteɪv'] one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket.

Synonyms

  • slat
  • spline
  • cask
  • barrel

Antonyms

  • thin
  • reduce
  • exact
  • free

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Rhymes with Stave

  • misbehave
  • shortwave
  • aftershave
  • mcclave
  • kunaev
  • enslave
  • engrave
  • deprave
  • concave
  • unfav
  • lefave
  • lafave
  • forgave
  • behave
  • slave
  • quave
  • grave
  • crave
  • brave
  • wave
  • waive
  • they've
  • shave
  • schave
  • save
  • rave
  • pave
  • nave
  • mave
  • lave

Sentences with stave


1. Verb, base form
A bag of salted almonds will help you stave off hunger and keep salt cravings in check.

Quotes about stave


1. When asked "What do we need to learn this for?"any high-school teacher can confidently answer that, regardless of the subject, the knowledge will come in handy once the student hits middle age and starts working crossword puzzles in order to stave off the terrible loneliness.
- David Sedaris, Me Talk Pretty One Day

2. stave

noun. ['ˈsteɪv'] (music) the system of five horizontal lines on which the musical notes are written.

Synonyms

  • staff
  • space
  • musical notation

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • open
  • tonality
  • atonality

3. stave

verb. ['ˈsteɪv'] furnish with staves.

Synonyms

  • fit out
  • fit
  • equip

Antonyms

  • implode
  • lack
  • inactivity
  • close

4. stave

noun. ['ˈsteɪv'] a crosspiece between the legs of a chair.

Synonyms

  • straight chair
  • crosspiece
  • rocking chair
  • highchair
  • feeding chair
  • rung
  • rocker
  • folding chair
  • round

Antonyms

  • angular
  • praise
  • top
  • bottom

5. stave

verb. ['ˈsteɪv'] burst or force (a hole) into something.

Synonyms

  • stave in
  • burst
  • break open

Antonyms

  • unify
  • stand still
  • united
  • decrease
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