Pronunciation: (shelv),[key] —v.t.,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.
Pronunciation: (shelv),[key] —v.i.,shelved, shelv•ing. to slope gradually.