verb [ T ]
uk /ʃraɪv/ us /ʃraɪv/
present participle shriving | past tense shrove | past participle shriven ...
, especially Southern ˈsrīv \ shrived or shrove\ ˈshrōv , ˈsrōv \; shriven\ ˈshri-vən , ˈsri- \ or shrived; shriving
Definition of shrive
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English: shrive American: shrive
Definition of 'shrive'
shrive in British English
Word forms: shrives, shriving, shrove, shrived, shriven (ˈʃrɪvən ) or shrived mainly Roman Catholic Church ...
shrove /ʃrəʊv/ , shriven /ˈʃrɪv(ə)n/
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v. shrove (shrōv) or shrived, shriv·en (shrĭvən) or shrived, shriv·ing, shrives
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