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shake

 
Noun shake has 6 senses
  1. shingle, shake - building material used as siding or roofing
    --1 is a kind of building material
  2. milkshake, milk shake, shake - frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
    --2 is a kind of drink
    --2 has particulars: eggshake; frappe; malted, malt, malted milk
  3. trill, shake - a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it
    --3 is a kind of note, musical note, tone
  4. handshake, shake, handshaking, handclasp - grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)
    --4 is a kind of acknowledgment, acknowledgement
    Derived form: verb shake9
  5. tremble, shiver, shake - reflex shaking caused by cold or fear or excitement
    --5 is a kind of reflex, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reaction
    Derived form: verb shake2
  6. wag, waggle, shake - causing to move repeatedly from side to side
    --6 is a kind of agitation
    Derived forms: verb shake4, verb shake1
Verb shake has 9 senses
  1. shake, agitate - move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking"
    --1 is one way to move
    Derived forms: noun shake6, noun shaker3, noun shaking1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. shake, didder - move with or as if with a tremor; "his hands shook"
    --2 is one way to move involuntarily, move reflexively
    Derived forms: noun shake5, noun shaking2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  3. judder, shake - shake or vibrate rapidly and intensively; "The old engine was juddering"
    --3 is one way to vibrate
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. rock, sway, shake - move back and forth or sideways; "the ship was rocking"; "the tall building swayed"; "She rocked back and forth on her feet"
    --4 is one way to move back and forth
    Derived form: noun shake6
    Sample sentences:
    The crowds shake in the streets
    The streets shake with crowds
  5. shake - undermine or cause to waver; "my faith has been shaken"; "The bad news shook her hopes"
    --5 is one way to
    weaken
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  6. stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir - stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
    --6 is one way to arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
    Sample sentences:
    The performance is likely to shake Sue
    The bad news will shake him
  7. shake, shake off, throw off, escape from - get rid of; "I couldn't shake the car that was following me"
    --7 is one way to escape, get away, break loose
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  8. shake - bring to a specified condition by or as if by shaking; "He was shaken from his dreams"; "shake the salt out of the salt shaker"
    --8 is one way to
    change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  9. shake - shake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or cognitive state; "shake one's head"; "She shook her finger at the naughty students"; "The old enemies shook hands"; "Don't shake your fist at me!"
    --9 is one way to
    gesticulate, gesture, motion
    Derived form: noun shake4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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