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    shake - Dictionary definition and meaning for word shake

    Definition
    (noun) building material used as siding or roofing
    Synonyms : shingle
    Definition
    (noun) frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
    Synonyms : milk shake , milkshake
    Definition
    (noun) a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it
    Synonyms : trill
    Definition
    (noun) grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract) Definition
    (noun) a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement
    Synonyms : shiver , tremble
    Definition
    (noun) causing to move repeatedly from side to side
    Synonyms : wag , waggle
    Definition
    (verb) move or cause to move back and forth
    Synonyms : agitate
    Example Sentence
    • The chemist shook the flask vigorously
    • My hands were shaking
    Definition
    (verb) move with or as if with a tremor
    Synonyms : didder
    Example Sentence
    • his hands shook
    Definition
    (verb) shake or vibrate rapidly and intensively
    Synonyms : judder
    Example Sentence
    • The old engine was juddering
    Definition
    (verb) move back and forth or sideways
    Synonyms : rock , sway
    Example Sentence
    • the ship was rocking
    • the tall building swayed
    • She rocked back and forth on her feet
    Definition
    (verb) undermine or cause to waver
    Example Sentence
    • my faith has been shaken
    • The bad news shook her hopes
    Definition
    (verb) stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
    Synonyms : excite , shake up , stimulate , stir
    Example Sentence
    • These stories shook the community
    • the civil war shook the country
    Definition
    (verb) get rid of
    Example Sentence
    • I couldn't shake the car that was following me
    Definition
    (verb) bring to a specified condition by or as if by shaking
    Example Sentence
    • He was shaken from his dreams
    • shake the salt out of the salt shaker
    Definition
    (verb) shake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or cognitive state
    Example Sentence
    • shake one's head
    • She shook her finger at the naughty students
    • The old enemies shook hands
    • Don't shake your fist at me!
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