Definitions for shake

Definitions for (noun) shake

Main entry: shake, wag, waggle

Definition: causing to move repeatedly from side to side

Main entry: tremble, shake, shiver

Definition: a reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement

Main entry: shake, handclasp, handshake, handshaking

Definition: grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)

Main entry: shake, trill

Definition: a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it

Main entry: shake, milk shake, milkshake

Definition: frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream

Main entry: shake, shingle

Definition: building material used as siding or roofing

Definitions for (verb) shake

Main entry: didder, shake

Definition: move with or as if with a tremor

Usage: his hands shook

Main entry: shake

Definition: undermine or cause to waver

Usage: my faith has been shaken; The bad news shook her hopes

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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!

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Main entry: shake, agitate

Definition: move or cause to move back and forth

Usage: The chemist shook the flask vigorously; My hands were shaking

Main entry: judder, shake

Definition: shake or vibrate rapidly and intensively

Usage: The old engine was juddering

Main entry: throw off, escape from, shake, shake off

Definition: get rid of

Usage: I couldn't shake the car that was following me

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