HyperDic: shake

English > 15 senses of the word shake:
VERBmotionshake, agitatemove or cause to move back and forth
bodyshake, diddermove with or as if with a tremor / tremor
motionshake, juddershake or vibrate rapidly and intensively
motionshake, rock, swaymove back and forth or sideways
changeshakeundermine or cause to waver
emotionshake, stimulate, shake up, excite, stirstir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
motionshake, shake off, throw off, escape fromget rid of
changeshakebring to a specified condition by or as if by shaking
communicationshakeshake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or cognitive state
NOUNsubstanceshake, shinglebuilding material used as siding or roofing
foodshake, milkshake, milk shakefrothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
communicationshake, trilla note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it
communicationshake, handshake, handshaking, handclaspgrasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)
actshake, tremble, shivera reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement / excitement
actshake, wag, wagglecausing to move repeatedly from side to side
shake > pronunciation
Soundsshey'k
Rhymesache ... wake / Wake: 58 rhymes with eyk...
English > shake: 15 senses > noun 1, substance
Meaningbuilding material used as siding or roofing.
Synonymshingle
Broaderbuilding materialmaterial used for constructing buildings
Spanishripia, tablilla
English > shake: 15 senses > noun 2, food
MeaningFrothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream.
Synonymsmilkshake, milk shake
NarrowereggshakeA milkshake with egg in it
frappeThick milkshake containing ice cream
malted, malt, malted milkA milkshake made with malt powder
BroaderdrinkA single serving of a beverage
Spanishbatido, licuado
Catalanbatut de llet, batut
English > shake: 15 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it.
Synonymtrill
Broadernote, musical note, toneA notation representing the pitch and duration of a musical sound
Spanishtrinado, trino
Catalanrefilet, trinat
English > shake: 15 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaninggrasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract).
Synonymshandshake, handshaking, handclasp
CategorycontractA binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
Broaderacknowledgment, acknowledgementA statement acknowledging something or someone
Spanishapretón de manos
Catalanencaixada
Verbsshakeshake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or cognitive state
English > shake: 15 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningA reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement / excitement.
Synonymstremble, shiver
Broaderreflex, reflex response, reflex action, instinctive reflex, innate reflex, inborn reflex, unconditioned reflex, physiological reactionAn automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulus
Spanishestremecimiento, temblor, tremor, vibración
Catalanestremiment, tremolor
Adjectivesshakyinclined to shake as from weakness or defect
Verbsshakemove with or as if with a tremor / tremor
English > shake: 15 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningCausing to move repeatedly from side to side.
Synonymswag, waggle
BroaderagitationThe act of agitating something
Spanishmeneo
Catalansacseig, sotragueig
Verbsshakemove or cause to move back and forth
shakemove back and forth or sideways
English > shake: 15 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningMove or cause to move back and forth.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymagitate
Narrowerconcussshake violently
convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitateMove or stir about violently
convulseshake uncontrollably
fanagitate the air
fluff up, plump up, shake upmake fuller by shaking
jiggle, joggle, wiggleMove to and fro
palpitateCause to throb / throb or beat rapidly
rattleshake and cause to make a rattling noise
spargeagitate by introducing air or compressed gas
succuss, shake upshake
trembleMove or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways
tremor, quakeshake with seismic vibrations
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanishagitar, batir, sacudirse, sacudir, temblar
Catalanagitar, remenar, sacsejar, tremolar
Nounsshakecausing to move repeatedly from side to side
shakera container in which something can be shaken
shakingthe act of causing something to move up and down (or back and forth) with quick movements
English > shake: 15 senses > verb 2, body
MeaningMove with or as if with a tremor / tremor.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymdidder
Broadermove involuntarily, move reflexivelyMove in an uncontrolled manner
Spanishagitarse, agitar, menear, sacudir, temblar, zarandear
Catalanagitar, remenar, sacsejar
Nounsshakea reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement / excitement
shakinga shaky motion
English > shake: 15 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningshake or vibrate rapidly and intensively.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymjudder
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broadervibrateshake, quiver, or throb
Spanishagitar, convulsionar, sacudirse, sacudir, zarandear
Catalanagitar, trémer, tremolar
English > shake: 15 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningmove back and forth or sideways.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
ModelThe crowds shake in the streets; The streets shake with crowds
Synonymsrock, sway
Narrowernutaterock, sway, or nod
rollMove, rock, or sway from side / side to side / side
swagsway heavily or unsteadily
totterMove without being stable, as if threatening to fall
Broadermove back and forthMove in one direction and then into the opposite direction
Similar torock, swayCause to move back and forth
Spanishagitar, balancearse, mecerse, mecer, oscilar, sacudir, tambalear
Catalanagitar, decantar-se, gronxar-se, gronxar, gronxolar-se, gronxolar, inclinar-se, oscil·lar
Nounsshakecausing to move repeatedly from side to side
English > shake: 15 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningundermine or cause to waver.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"my faith has been shaken"
Broaderweakenlessen the strength of
Spanishminar
Catalanminar
English > shake: 15 senses > verb 6, emotion
MeaningStir the feelings, emotions, or peace of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
ModelThe performance is likely to shake Sue; The bad news will shake him
Synonymsstimulate, shake up, excite, stir
Narrowerarouse, sex, excite, turn on, wind upstimulate sexually
elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicateFill with high spirits
frighten, fright, scare, affrightdrive out by frightening
fuelstimulate
inspire, animate, invigorate, enliven, exaltheighten or intensify
tempt, invitegive rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting
thrill, tickle, vibrateFeel sudden intense sensation or emotion
titillateexcite pleasurably or erotically
Broaderarouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provokeCall forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
Spanishagitar, conmover, emocionar, estimular, excitar, incentivar
Catalanagitar, commoure, emocionar, estimular, excitar, incentivar
English > shake: 15 senses > verb 7, motion
MeaningGet rid of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"I couldn't shake the car that was following me"
Synonymsshake off, throw off, escape from
Broaderescape, get away, break looserun away from confinement
Spanishdeshacerse, escaparse, escapar, sacudirse, tirar
English > shake: 15 senses > verb 8, change
MeaningBring to a specified condition by or as if by shaking.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Examples
  • "He was shaken from his dreams"
  • "shake the salt out of the salt shaker"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishagitar, sacudir
Catalanagitar
English > shake: 15 senses > verb 9, communication
Meaningshake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or cognitive state.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "shake one's head"
  • "Don't shake your fist at me!"
Broadergesticulate, gesture, motionshow, express or direct through movement
Nounsshakegrasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)

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