• Shelves Definition & Synonyms
- (pl. ) of Shelf
• Shelve Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To place on a shelf. Hence: To lay on the shelf; to put aside; to dismiss from service; to put off indefinitely; as, to shelve an officer; to shelve a claim.
- (v. i.) To incline gradually; to be slopping; as, the bottom shelves from the shore.
- (v. t.) To furnish with shelves; as, to shelve a closet or a library.