DICT.TW Dictionary Taiwan

Search for: [Show options]

[Pronunciation] [Help] [Database Info] [Server Info]

2 definitions found

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pave v. t. [imp. & p. p. Paved p. pr. & vb. n. Paving.]
 1. To lay or cover with stone, brick, or other material, so as to make a firm, level, or convenient surface for vehicles, horses, carriages, or persons on foot, to travel on; to floor with brick, stone, or other solid material; as, to pave a street; to pave a court.
    With silver paved, and all divine with gold.   --Dryden.
    To pave thy realm, and smooth the broken ways.   --Gay.
 2. Fig.: To make smooth, easy, and safe; to prepare, as a path or way; as, to pave the way to promotion; to pave the way for an enterprise.
    It might open and pave a prepared way to his own title.   --Bacon.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : covered with a firm surface [ant: unpaved]