how to pronounce lave


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lave is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of lave


  1. To draw, as water; drink in.
  2. To wash.
  3. To give bountifully; lavish.
  4. To pour or throw out, as water; lade out; bail; bail out.
  5. To hang or flap down.
  6. To run down or gutter, as a candle.


  1. The remainder, rest; that which is left, remnant; others.
  2. A crowd.

lave frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word lave occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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