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I cannot in good conscience vote for final passage of legislation that would pave the way to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.
Jim Ramstad

Meaning of "pave" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PAVE

From Old French paver, from Latin pavīre to ram down.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF PAVE

pave  [peɪv] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PAVE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Pave is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb pave in English.

WHAT DOES PAVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Pave

Pave may refer to: ▪ Pavement ▪ Stonesetting method ▪ Pavé ▪ Pave Maijanen, a Finnish musician ▪ Zaspal Pave, Croatian folk song Paves may refer to: ▪ Paves, Lombard troubadour of the first half of the thirteenth century ▪ Ken Pavés, a hair stylist known for his work with a variety of high profile clients PAVE may refer to: ▪ PAVE, a United States military electronic system ▪ Venetie Airport, in Venetie, Alaska, United States Pavé may refer to: ▪ A cut of rump beef...

Definition of pave in the English dictionary

The first definition of pave in the dictionary is to cover with a firm surface suitable for travel, as with paving stones or concrete. Other definition of pave is to serve as the material for a pavement or other hard layer. Pave is also to cover with a hard layer.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO PAVE

PRESENT

Present
I pave
you pave
he/she/it paves
we pave
you pave
they pave
Present continuous
I am paving
you are paving
he/she/it is paving
we are paving
you are paving
they are paving
Present perfect
I have paved
you have paved
he/she/it has paved
we have paved
you have paved
they have paved
Present perfect continuous
I have been paving
you have been paving
he/she/it has been paving
we have been paving
you have been paving
they have been paving
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I paved
you paved
he/she/it paved
we paved
you paved
they paved
Past continuous
I was paving
you were paving
he/she/it was paving
we were paving
you were paving
they were paving
Past perfect
I had paved
you had paved
he/she/it had paved
we had paved
you had paved
they had paved
Past perfect continuous
I had been paving
you had been paving
he/she/it had been paving
we had been paving
you had been paving
they had been paving
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will pave
you will pave
he/she/it will pave
we will pave
you will pave
they will pave
Future continuous
I will be paving
you will be paving
he/she/it will be paving
we will be paving
you will be paving
they will be paving
Future perfect
I will have paved
you will have paved
he/she/it will have paved
we will have paved
you will have paved
they will have paved
Future perfect continuous
I will have been paving
you will have been paving
he/she/it will have been paving
we will have been paving
you will have been paving
they will have been paving
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would pave
you would pave
he/she/it would pave
we would pave
you would pave
they would pave
Conditional continuous
I would be paving
you would be paving
he/she/it would be paving
we would be paving
you would be paving
they would be paving
Conditional perfect
I would have pave
you would have pave
he/she/it would have pave
we would have pave
you would have pave
they would have pave
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been paving
you would have been paving
he/she/it would have been paving
we would have been paving
you would have been paving
they would have been paving
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you pave
we let´s pave
you pave
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to pave
Past participle
paved
Present Participle
paving
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PAVE


behave
bɪˈheɪv
brave
breɪv
cave
keɪv
clave
kleɪv
concave
ˈkɒnkeɪv
crave
kreɪv
enclave
ˈɛnkleɪv
fave
feɪv
gave
ɡeɪv
grave
ɡreɪv
lave
leɪv
microwave
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌweɪv
nave
neɪv
rave
reɪv
save
seɪv
shave
ʃeɪv
slave
sleɪv
stave
steɪv
they´ve
ðeɪv
wave
weɪv

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PAVE

pav
pavage
pavan
pavane
Pavarotti
paved
paveed
pavement
pavement artist
paver
Pavese
Pavia
pavid
pavilion
pavillon
paving
paving slab
paving stone
pavior
paviour

WORDS THAT END LIKE PAVE

aftershave
agave
autoclave
ave
by your leave
by-your-leave
from the cradle to the grave
have
leave
maternity leave
Mojave
must-have
new wave
octave
Piave
suave
the grave
the New Wave
trave
weave

Synonyms and antonyms of pave in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PAVE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «pave» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of pave

Translation of «pave» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PAVE

Find out the translation of pave to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pave from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pave» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

铺 >
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pavimentar
570 millions of speakers

English

pave
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रशस्त
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تمهيد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

проложить
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pavimentar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আস্তৃত করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

paver
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Buka
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

pflastern
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

>舗装する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

포장되다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pave
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mở
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வகுக்கும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फरसबंदी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kaldırım döşemek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pavimentare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

utorować
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

прокласти
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

deschide
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προλειάνει
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

baan
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bana
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bane
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pave

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PAVE»

The term «pave» is very widely used and occupies the 22.820 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PAVE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «pave» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «pave» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pave

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «PAVE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word pave.
1
Kylie Bax
Kiwis must not fall behind the standards of other countries. We pride ourselves on our quality of life. Thus we must pave the road in the right way for the future generations.
2
Susan Glaspell
I would supplant the ox with the automobile and pave instead of plowing the fields. 1 have a theory that if a corn field were paved, leaving out a brick for each hill, it would increase the yield, do away entirely with the mud, and give the farmer plenty of time to meditate on lofty subjects. That is only one theory. I have many others.
3
Daisaku Ikeda
Leadership that exploits and sacrifices young people on the altar of its goals is nothing more than raw, demonic power. Genuine leadership is found in ceaseless efforts to foster young people, to pave the way forward for them.
4
Andrea Jung
Women like myself, CEOs, can pave the way for more women to get to the top.
5
Joe Klein
Republicans should embrace the possibility that Obamacare could pave the way toward lower health care entitlement spending overall. That won't be easy. But it's not unthinkable, either.
6
James Langevin
To me, that's the role of government: not to give people a hand out, but a hand up... giving people the tools to pave their own way to success.
7
James Langevin
My work in government has flowed from the fundamental idea of personal empowerment. It's about giving people the tools they need to pave their own way.
8
Lisa Marie Presley
I want to pave my own path artistically.
9
Jim Ramstad
I cannot in good conscience vote for final passage of legislation that would pave the way to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling.
10
Marsha Sinetar
Change can either challenge or threaten us. Your beliefs pave your way to success or block you.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PAVE»

Discover the use of pave in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pave and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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MH-53J Pave Lows
The MH-53J Pave Low's main mission is to pick up and deploy troops behind enemy lines.
Carlos Alvarez, 2011
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Analysis of the Exposure Levels and Potential Biologic ...
The Panel on the Extent of Radiation from the PAVE PAWS Radar System was charged to examine the extent of radiation and the exposure of the public to radiation from the PAVE PAWS system.
‎1979
3
HH-60 Pave Hawk Helicopters
When there is a search and rescue mission to be done, the HH-60 Pave Hawk gets the call.
Jack David, 2011
4
An Assessment of Potential Health Effects from Exposure to ...
PAVE PAWS is a phased-array warning system designed to detect and track sea-launched and intercontinental ballistic missiles operated on Cape Cod since 1979 by the U.S. Air Force Space Command.
Committee to Assess Potential Health Effects from Exposures to PAVE PAWS Low-Level Phased-Array Radiofrequency Energy, Board on Radiation Effects Research, Division on Earth and Life Studies, 2005
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How to Pave the Way
. . The proper attitude we should show towards unbelievers who persecute Christians. How to make yourself available to God for your generation. How to effectively intercede for the lost. . . . then you'll find help and hope in this book!
Samuel Adigun, 2012
6
Combat Rescue Helicopters: The MH-53 Pave Lows
Discusses the design and equipment of the specialized Sikorsky helicopter known as the Pave Low and its use by the Air Force in military rescue missions.
Bill Sweetman, 2008
7
Let's Pave the Stupid Rainforests & Give School Teachers ...
The pseudonymous, outrageously right-wing columnist for the tabloid, The Weekly World News, presents a collection of his most popular columns explaining why we should abolish Social Security, the rain forests, and breast-feeding in public.
Ed Anger, 1996
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Congressional Serial Set
Northwest. Shepherd Street, Georgia Avenue to Fourteenth Street, pave „. - □„ - $16,600.00 Northeast. Douglas Street, Tenth to Twelfth Streets, pave 3, 600. 00 Northeast. Twentieth Street. Jackson Street to Lawrence Street, grade and ...
‎1917
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Journal of the Common Council of the City of Philadelphia ...
Resolutions to Pave Streets. Resolution to pave Broad street 6 ', to pave Sixteenth street 19,256 " to pave Forty-third and Twenty-sixth streets 19, 83, 141 " to pave Cambridge, Yardley and Thirtieth streets 22 " to pave Madison avenue, Story ...
Philadelphia (Pa.). Councils. Common Council, 1874
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Municipal Record
Character of Work. Contractor. 12th ave., bet. II S: I sts . . . . . . . . . . . . .. Bitum. pave , gran. curbs . . . . . . . City Street Imp. Co... Harrison st., bet. 14th and 15th sts. . . . Basalt block pave. gran. curbs . . . . . . .i City Street Imp. Co.. . Broderick st., bet.
‎1908

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PAVE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pave is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Home News New Statistics Hint That E-Cigs Could Pave the Way to …
Even though electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) have been around since 2004, it's still slightly jarring to see someone smoking indoors when ... «Clapway, Jul 15»
2
New Sutton Town Council could pave way for others to follow
Conversations are already taking place between councillors and residents over which part of the city could be next to hold a referendum and ... «Birmingham Post, Jul 15»
3
Davis: States Must Renegotiate Dubious Bank Debts to Pave the …
Managing Director, Forbes Integrated Company Limited, a private equity company with major focus on mergers and acquisitions, Mr. Samson ... «THISDAY Live, Jul 15»
4
To pave or not to pave?
OCKLAWAHA, Fla. -- Residents of the Twin Lakes subdivision are divided on how Marion County should proceed with repairing Sw 160 Ct Rd. «WCJB, Jul 15»
5
Scalable 'Building Blocks' May Pave The Way For Thinner Electronic …
David Geohegan, who co-led the study with Mahjouri-Samani, said their work fulfilled the "building blocks" that would pave the way for the next ... «Tech Times, Jul 15»
6
EV Challenge a chance for students to pave road for the future …
This is my third in a series of columns about the Trillium Automobile Dealers Association's (TADA) involvement in promoting education and ... «Toronto Star, Jul 15»
7
Perry Ruling Could Pave Path For Earlier Criminal Dismissals
Law360, Dallas (July 24, 2015, 8:30 PM ET) -- A Texas appellate court ruling striking a coercion charge against former Gov. Rick Perry on Friday left the ... «Law360, Jul 15»
8
Slice: Rockford Auburn hoops career helps pave Jametta Bland's …
Jametta Bland was a star basketball player for the Auburn Knights. She went on to stand out on the college hardwood as well, starting for ... «Rockford Register Star, Jul 15»
9
Mahoning engineer plans to pave dozens of roads
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – There is some good news for drivers in Mahoning County as the engineer's office announced Thursday it will ... «WKBN.com, Jul 15»
10
Weyl fermion could pave way for next-generation quantum computing
The discovery of a massless particle could pave the way to more stable quantum computers many times more powerful than today's gadgets. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»

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