Slave vs Slive - What's the difference?

slave | slive |


As a proper noun slave

is .

As a verb slive is

(transitive|obsolete|or|dialectal) to cut; split; separate or slive can be (dialectal|northern england|scotland) to sneak; skulk; proceed in a sly way; creep.

As a noun slive is

(dialectal) a slice or sliver; , chip.

slave

English

Alternative forms

: * ** sclaue * ** sclaue ** sclave * ** sclaue ** sklaw ** sklaue ** sklave : * ** slaif ** slaue ** slave (modern spelling developed) * ** slaue ** slave (whenceforth the modern spelling predominated)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A person who is the property of another person and whose labor and also whose life often is subject to the owner's volition.
  • A person who is legally obliged by prior contract (oral or written) to work for another, with contractually limited rights to bargain; an indentured servant.
  • One who has lost the power of resistance; one who surrenders to something.
  • a slave to passion, to strong drink, or to ambition
  • A drudge; one who labours like a slave.
  • An abject person; a wretch.
  • Art thou the slave that with thy breath hast kill'd/ Mine innocent child? Shakespeare. Much Ado About Nothing.
  • A person who is forced against his/her will to perform, for another person or other persons, sexual acts or other personal services on a regular or continuing basis.
  • (engineering) A device that is controlled by another device.
  • Derived terms

    (terms derived from slave) * antislavery * bondslave * enslave * enslavement * enslaver * no slave to fashion * postslavery * sex slave * sexual slavery * slaveboy * slave code * slavedom * slave driver, slave-driver * Slave Dynasty * slave-girl, slavegirl * slaveholder * slaveholding * slave labour * slaveless * slavelike * slavemaster * slaveowner * slaver * slave to fashion * slavery * slave ship * slave trade * slavey * slavish * wage slave * white slave * white slaver * white slavery

    See also

    * chattel * indentured servant * * (Slavery)

    Verb

    (slav)
  • To work hard.
  • I was slaving all day over a hot stove.
  • To enslave.
  • (Marston)
  • To place a device under the control of another.
  • to slave a hard disk
  • * 2005 , Simon Millward, Fast Guide to Cubase SX (page 403)
  • Slaving one digital audio device to another unit using timecode alone results in time-based synchronisation

    References

    * August 2, 2004 , "EE Times: Beware 'zombie' clauses * Notes:

    Anagrams

    * (l) * (l) * (l) * (l) ----

    slive

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) sliven, from (etyl) .

    Verb

  • (transitive, obsolete, or, dialectal) To cut; split; separate.
  • (transitive, obsolete, or, dialectal, chiefly, Scotland) To cut or slice something off; separate by slicing.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (dialectal) A slice or sliver; , chip.
  • Etymology 2

    Perhaps related to (l).

    Verb

  • (dialectal, Northern England, Scotland) To sneak; skulk; proceed in a sly way; creep.
  • Anagrams

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