Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
Show Word Parts
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
shake

shake

 
 
pronunciation:
sheIk
phrases:
shake hands
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: verb
inflections: shakes, shaking, shook, shaken
definition 1: to move back and forth or up and down with small and quick motions.
The ground always shakes when the big trucks go by.
similar words:
rock
definition 2: to move something from side to side or up and down with quick, short movements.
You should never shake a baby.Shake the juice before you pour it.
similar words:
rock
phrase: shake hands
Word Explorer
See
  body, drink, head, milk