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shake

shake

 
 
pronunciation:
sheIk
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: shakes, shaking, shook, shaken
definition 1: to move back and forth or up and down with quick motions.
The leaves on the tree were shaking in the wind.The earthquake made the ground shake.
synonyms:
quake, quiver
similar words:
flutter, rock, sway, tremble, twitch, vibrate, wiggle, wobble
definition 2: to move (something) back and forth or up and down with quick, jerky motions.
Shake the juice before you pour it.
similar words:
agitate, quiver, rock, sway, twitch, vibrate, wag, wiggle
definition 3: to tremble with cold; shiver.
She began to shake without her coat.
synonyms:
quake, shiver, tremble
similar words:
quiver, shudder
definition 4: to take the hand of another in greeting or congratulations.
In this country it is considered friendly to shake when you are introduced to someone.
definition 5: to cause to tremble; vibrate.
The earthquake shook the ground.
synonyms:
sway, vibrate
similar words:
rock
definition 6: to take or grasp in greeting.
We said hello and shook hands.
similar words:
clasp, grasp
definition 7: to remove by quick movements.
Gail shook the leaves from the branch.
similar words:
dislodge, knock
definition 8: to upset; disturb.
The news of her accident shook him.
synonyms:
agitate, disturb, upset
antonyms:
soothe
similar words:
convulse, distress, jar, shock, stagger, trouble
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of shaking or trembling.
The dog gave his tail a shake.
synonyms:
quiver, shiver, sway, tremor
similar words:
shudder
definition 2: a drink made by shaking its ingredients together.
Kids love milk shakes.
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