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Meaning of shelve

shelve

Pronunciation: (shelv), [key]
— shelved, shelv•ing.
  1. to place (something) on a shelf or shelves.
  2. to put off or aside from consideration: to shelve the question.
  3. to remove from active use or service; dismiss.
  4. to furnish with shelves.

shelve

Pronunciation: (shelv), [key]
— shelved, shelv•ing.
  1. to slope gradually.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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