stave

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1 stave /ˈsteɪv/ noun
plural staves
1 stave
/ˈsteɪv/
noun
plural staves
Learner's definition of STAVE
[count]
: one of the narrow strips of wood that form the sides of a barrel
: a long wooden stick : staff
chiefly British : 1staff 3
2 stave /ˈsteɪv/ verb
staves; staved also stove /ˈstoʊv/ ; staving
2 stave
/ˈsteɪv/
verb
staves; staved also stove /ˈstoʊv/ ; staving
Learner's definition of STAVE

stave in

[phrasal verb]
stave in or stave (something) in or stave in (something)
: to be broken or crushed inward or to break or crush (something) inward

stave off

[phrasal verb]
stave (someone or something) off or stave off (someone or something)
: to keep (someone or something) away usually for a short time
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