Synonyms for vibrate

Synonyms for (verb) vibrate

Synonyms: thrill, tickle, vibrate

Definition: feel sudden intense sensation or emotion

Usage: he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine

Similar words: 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


Synonyms: oscillate, vibrate

Definition: move or swing from side to side regularly

Usage: the needle on the meter was oscillating

Similar words: sway, swing

Definition: move or walk in a swinging or swaying manner

Usage: He swung back


Synonyms: vibrate

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

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right


Synonyms: resonate, vibrate

Definition: sound with resonance

Usage: The sound resonates well in this theater

Similar words: sound, go

Definition: make a certain noise or sound

Usage: She went `Mmmmm'; The gun went `bang'


Synonyms: hover, oscillate, vibrate, vacillate

Definition: be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action

Usage: He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement

Similar words: waver, waffle, hesitate

Definition: pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness

Usage: Authorities hesitate to quote exact figures