Associations to the word «Shelve»


SHELVE, verb. (transitive) to place on a shelf
SHELVE, verb. (transitive) to store, set aside, quit, or halt
SHELVE, verb. To furnish with shelves.
SHELVE, verb. (Wales) (slang) to have sex with
SHELVE, noun. A rocky ledge or shelf.

Dictionary definition

SHELVE, verb. Hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam".
SHELVE, verb. Place on a shelf; "shelve books".

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle