a simple past tense of shrive.
verb (used with object), shrove or shrived, shriven or shrived, shriving.
to impose penance on (a sinner).
to grant absolution to (a penitent).
to hear the confession of (a person).
verb (used without object), shrove or shrived, shriven or shrived, shriving. Archaic.
to hear confessions.
to go to or make confession; confess one’s sins, as to a priest.
a past tense of shrive
verb (mainly RC Church) shrives, shriving, shrove, shrived, shriven (ˈʃrɪvən), shrived
to hear the confession of (a penitent)
(transitive) to impose a penance upon (a penitent) and grant him sacramental absolution
(intransitive) to confess one’s sins to a priest in order to obtain sacramental forgiveness
noun 1. the Monday before Ash Wednesday.
noun 1. the Sunday before Ash Wednesday; Quinquagesima.
noun 1. the three days before Ash Wednesday, once a time of confession and absolution. noun 1. the Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, formerly a time when confessions were made in preparation for Lent
noun 1. a room used for the display of goods or merchandise. verb (used without object) 2. to come into a store to view merchandise and then purchase it from a competitor, usually online, as to get a lower price or wider selection: For shoes, I usually showroom at a couple of stores, then buy […]