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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (noun) shake

Synonyms: shake, wag, waggle Definition: causing to move repeatedly from side to side

Hypernyms: agitation Definition: the act of agitating something; causing it to move around (usually vigorously)

Synonyms: tremble, shake, shiver Definition: a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement

Hypernyms: unconditioned reflex, inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response Definition: an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus

Synonyms: shake, handclasp, handshake, handshaking Definition: grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)

Hypernyms: acknowledgement, acknowledgment Definition: a statement acknowledging something or someone Usage: she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment; the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her

Synonyms: shake, trill Definition: a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it

Hypernyms: musical note, note, tone Definition: a notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound Usage: the singer held the note too long

Synonyms: shake, milk shake, milkshake Definition: frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream

Hypernyms: drink Definition: a single serving of a beverage Usage: I asked for a hot drink; likes a drink before dinner

Synonyms: shake, shingle Definition: building material used as siding or roofing

Hypernyms: building material Definition: material used for constructing buildings

Synonyms for (verb) shake

Synonyms: didder, shake Definition: move with or as if with a tremor Usage: his hands shook

Hypernyms: move involuntarily, move reflexively Definition: move in an uncontrolled manner

Synonyms: shake Definition: undermine or cause to waver Usage: my faith has been shaken; The bad news shook her hopes

Hypernyms: weaken Definition: lessen the strength of Usage: The fever weakened his body

Synonyms: shake Definition: bring to a specified condition by or as if by shaking Usage: He was shaken from his dreams; shake the salt out of the salt shaker

Hypernyms: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: shake Definition: shake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or cognitive state Usage: shake one's head; She shook her finger at the naughty students; The old enemies shook hands; Don't shake your fist at me!

Hypernyms: gesticulate, gesture, motion Definition: show, express or direct through movement Usage: He gestured his desire to leave

Synonyms: excite, stimulate, stir, shake, shake up Definition: stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of Usage: These stories shook the community; the civil war shook the country

Hypernyms: kindle, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, arouse, raise, provoke Definition: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses) Usage: arouse pity; raise a smile; evoke sympathy

Synonyms: sway, rock, shake Definition: move back and forth or sideways Usage: the ship was rocking; the tall building swayed; She rocked back and forth on her feet

Hypernyms: move back and forth Definition: move in one direction and then into the opposite direction

Synonyms: shake, agitate Definition: move or cause to move back and forth Usage: The chemist shook the flask vigorously; My hands were shaking

Hypernyms: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: judder, shake Definition: shake or vibrate rapidly and intensively Usage: The old engine was juddering

Hypernyms: vibrate Definition: shake, quiver, or throb; move back and forth rapidly, usually in an uncontrolled manner

Synonyms: throw off, escape from, shake, shake off Definition: get rid of Usage: I couldn't shake the car that was following me

Hypernyms: escape, break loose, get away Definition: run away from confinement Usage: The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison