daven

or do·ven

[ dah-vuh n ]
/ ˈdɑ vən /

verb (used with or without object) Yiddish.

to pray.

Nearby words

  1. dautie,
  2. davaine,
  3. davao,
  4. davao gulf,
  5. dave,
  6. davenant,
  7. davenport,
  8. davenport, john,
  9. daventry,
  10. david

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British Dictionary definitions for daven

daven

/ (ˈdɑvən) /

verb (intr) Judaism

to pray
to lead prayers

Word Origin for daven

from Yiddish

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