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Meaning of "shrive" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SHRIVE

Old English scrīfan, from Latin scrībere to write.
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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 SHRIVE

shrive  [ʃraɪv] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHRIVE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Shrive 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 shrive in English.

WHAT DOES SHRIVE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Shriving

Shriving is the act of confessing sins, or of hearing a confession and prescribing penance, or granting absolution.

Definition of shrive in the English dictionary

The first definition of shrive in the dictionary is to hear the confession of. Other definition of shrive is to impose a penance upon and grant him sacramental absolution. Shrive is also to confess one's sins to a priest in order to obtain sacramental forgiveness.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SHRIVE

PRESENT

Present
I shrive
you shrive
he/she/it shrives
we shrive
you shrive
they shrive
Present continuous
I am shriving
you are shriving
he/she/it is shriving
we are shriving
you are shriving
they are shriving
Present perfect
I have shrived
you have shrived
he/she/it has shrived
we have shrived
you have shrived
they have shrived
Present perfect continuous
I have been shriving
you have been shriving
he/she/it has been shriving
we have been shriving
you have been shriving
they have been shriving
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 shrived
you shrived
he/she/it shrived
we shrived
you shrived
they shrived
Past continuous
I was shriving
you were shriving
he/she/it was shriving
we were shriving
you were shriving
they were shriving
Past perfect
I had shrived
you had shrived
he/she/it had shrived
we had shrived
you had shrived
they had shrived
Past perfect continuous
I had been shriving
you had been shriving
he/she/it had been shriving
we had been shriving
you had been shriving
they had been shriving
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

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

CONDITIONAL

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

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you shrive
we let´s shrive
you shrive
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to shrive
Past participle
shrived
Present Participle
shriving
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 SHRIVE


all-wheel-drive
ˌɔːlwiːlˈdraɪv
arrive
əˈraɪv
deprive
dɪˈpraɪv
derive
dɪˈraɪv
descrive
dɪˈskraɪv
drink-drive
ˌdrɪŋkˈdraɪv
drive
draɪv
outdrive
ˌaʊtˈdraɪv
overdrive
ˈəʊvəˌdraɪv
rive
raɪv
strive
straɪv
thrive
θraɪv
underdrive
ˈʌndəˌdraɪv

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHRIVE

shrinelike
shrink
shrink fit
shrink wrap
shrink-wrap
shrink-wrapped
shrink-wrapping
shrinkable
shrinkage
shrinker
shrinking
shrinking violet
shrinkingly
shrinkpack
shritch
shrivel
shrivelled
shrivelling
shriven
shriver

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHRIVE

all-wheel drive
belt drive
cattle drive
CD-ROM drive
disk drive
flash drive
fly-drive
four-wheel drive
front-wheel drive
hard disk drive
hard drive
in overdrive
motor drive
pen drive
rear-wheel drive
sex drive
test drive
test-drive
USB drive
worm drive

Synonyms and antonyms of shrive in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «shrive» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHRIVE

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

Translator English - Chinese

佛殿
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

shrive
570 millions of speakers

English

shrive
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

shrive
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

shrive
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

shrive
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

shrive
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্বীকার করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

confesser et absoudre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cergas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

die Beichte abnehmen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

shrive
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

shrive
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Nyepetake
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nghe xưng tội
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பழி பாவங்களினின்றும்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

थुंकणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

shrive
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

assolvere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

shrive
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

shrive
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

spovedi
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

shrive
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

shrive
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

shrive
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Shrive
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of shrive

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHRIVE»

The term «shrive» is normally little used and occupies the 111.444 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHRIVE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHRIVE»

Discover the use of shrive in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to shrive and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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English Irregular Verbs: Master 250 irregular verbs in English
Mode Indicative Tense Simple Present Present Perfect Simple Past Past Perfect I shrive have shriven shrove had shriven you shrive have shriven shrove had shriven he/she/it shrives has shriven shrove had shriven we shrive have shriven  ...
TZ-one, 2013
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Crazy Creatures
A little boy tells of all the crazy creatures that live around him, including those in the clock, those behind the furnace, those deep in the lake, and others.
H Williams, Shrive, Norman, 1989
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Poetical works
And if he abide to his last day, scarcely may he shrive him or remembre him of his sinnes, or repent him for the grevous maladie of his deth. And for as moche as he ne hath in his lif herkened Jesu Crist, whan he hath spoken unto him, he shal ...
Geoffrey Chaucer, 1860
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The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer
And if he abide to his last day, scarcely may he shrive him or remembre him of his sinnes, or repent him for the grevous maladie of his deth. And for as moche as he ne hath in his lif herkened Jesu Crist, whan he hath spoken unto him, he shal ...
Geoffrey Chaucer, Thomas Tyrwhitt, 1868
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The Canterbury Tales and Faerie Queene, &c., &c., &c: Ed. ...
Thou shalt eke shrive thee to a priest that is discreet to counsel thee ; and eke thou shalt not shrive 19S Prcccs de Chauceres.* Now pray I to you all. '97 a deal. 1 I say not that if thou be assigned to thy penitencer 2 for a certain sin, that thou art ...
Geoffrey Chaucer, David Laing Purves, 1872
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Expedition Beyond
to the boats!” “He smells blood,” Des whispered. Beasts began moving into the water and up the ramps. Shrive stood bythe table as he scanned the beach. One of his troops was trotting towards him, carrying alambthatwas bleating incessantly .
Roger Bagg, 2013
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Designing and Building with UHPFRC
Bibliography [ELM 07a] ELMAHDY A., EL-HACHA R., SHRIVE N., “Bonding behaviour between CFRP plates, SRP sheets, and concrete”, Proceedings of the Twelfth International Colloquium on Structural and Geotechnical Engineering ( 12th ...
Jacques Resplendino, François Toulemonde, 2013
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Sams Teach Yourself SQL in One Hour a Day
O.QUANTITY * P.PRICE TOTAL, O.PARTNUM = P.PARTNUM O.NAME = C. NAME BY C.NAME; NAME ADDRESS TOTAL 10 OLDTOWN 213.50 10 OLDTOWN 2120.00 10 OLDTOWN 1200.00 CPT SHRIVE 542.50 CPT SHRIVE 2803.60 CPT ...
Ryan Stephens, Ron Plew, Arie D. Jones, 2009
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The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer. With an Essay on His ...
First that the shrift be purveyed afore, and avised, for wicked hast doth not profite ; and that a man con shrive him of his sinnes, be it of pride, or envie, and so forth, with the spices and circumstances ; and that he have comprehended in his ...
Geoffrey Chaucer, Thomas TYRWHITT (F.R.S.), 1843
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A Complete Edition of the Poets of Great Britain..: Chaucer. ...
The fourth figne is that he ne lete not for shame to shrive him aud shewe his confession ; fwiche was the confession of Magdelcine, that nc spared for no shame of hem that weren at the feste to go to our Lord Jesu Crist, and beknowe to him ...
‎1793

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHRIVE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term shrive is used in the context of the following news items.
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Environmental issues spur Middletown High School student into …
Jack Shrive, 16, a junior at Middletown High School is interested in the environment and politics, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. (CRISTA JEREMIASON / The Press ... «Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Jun 15»
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When is Pancake Day 2015? Your flipping Shrove Tuesday guide …
The expression Shrove Tuesday comes from the word shrive, which means to confess. In Christian tradition it is a day to consider your sins and flaw, and decide ... «Plymouth Herald, Feb 15»
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Pension boards consider suing Scranton over halted pension raises
City solicitor Jason Shrive sent a letter to the pension funds' administrators, Thomas J. Anderson and Associates and BNY Mellon, on Dec. 31 ordering the firms ... «Scranton Times-Tribune, Jan 15»
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Scranton orders pension administrator to withhold retiree raises
City solicitor Jason Shrive on Tuesday said the pension funds' administrators, Thomas J. Anderson and Associates and BNY Mellon, agreed to withhold raises ... «Scranton Times-Tribune, Jan 15»
5
Local Penn State Fans Gather For Bowl Game
The popular bar is co-owned by former Penn State lineman Eric Shrive. The Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium is all about those premiere blue and white ... «wnep.com, Dec 14»
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Scranton Pennsylvania on the Road to Bankruptcy
Mr. Shrive made the request based on a section of the Class 2A city code that states no increases can be granted to retirees if an actuary determines the fire and ... «Town Hall, Dec 14»
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Inquest hears that well-known Holt stalwart drove into path of …
John Shrive, of Rectory Road, Bodham, suffered multiple injuries in the crash on ... Mr Shrive, 75, was driving back to Norfolk from a meeting at his old school, ... «Norfolk Eastern Daily Press, Oct 14»
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Scranton Commuter Tax Shot Down, People React
... the commuters to pay. It's that we thought city residents couldn't pay any more than we're proposing at this point,” said Jason Shrive, the Scranton solicitor. «wnep.com, Sep 14»
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Hearing ends in suit to dismiss Scranton's commuter tax; decision …
Mr. Shrive then called the city's only witness, city Business Administrator David Bulzoni. Appointed Jan. 6 by new Mayor Bill Courtright, Mr. Bulzoni testified the ... «Scranton Times-Tribune, Sep 14»
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Tributes pour in for well-known Holt estate agent John Shrive who …
Mr Shrive was a Rotary club stalwart, parish councillor and former chairman of the Kelling Hospital Appeal Trust. He was described as a man of honour, and his ... «Norfolk Eastern Daily Press, Jun 14»

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