1 a cover (a street, floor, etc.) with paving etc. b cover or strew (a floor etc.) with anything (paved with flowers).
2 prepare (paved the way for her arrival).
paving-stone a large flat usu. rectangular piece of stone etc. for paving.
paver n. paving n. pavior n. (also paviour).
ME f. OF paver, back-form. (as PAVEMENT)
asphalt, blacktop, carpet, causeway, cement, cobblestone, concrete, cover, ease, facilitate, flag, floor, metal, pebble, surface, tar, tarmac, tile
cover, superpose, superimpose, overlay, overspread, wrap, encase, incase, face, case, veneer, pave
, paper, tip, cap, bind, bulkhead, bulkhead in, clapboard, coat, paint, varnish, pay, incrust, stucco, dab, plaster, tar, wash, besmear, bedaub, anoint, do over, gild, plate, japan, lacquer, lacker, enamel, whitewash, parget, lay it on thick, overlie, overarch, endome, conceal, anodize, galvanize.