HyperDic: shake_off

English > 2 senses of the expression shake off:
VERBmotionshake off, shake, throw off, escape fromget rid of
contactshake off, shed, cast, cast off, throw, throw off, throw away, dropget rid of
English > shake off: 2 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningGet rid of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsshake, throw off, escape from
Broaderescape, get away, break looserun away from confinement
Spanishdeshacerse, escaparse, escapar, sacudirse, tirar
English > shake off: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningGet rid of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsshed, cast, cast off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop
Narrowerabsciseshed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue
autotomize, autotomiseCause a body part to undergo autotomy
exfoliatecast off in scales, laminae, or splinters
shed, molt, exuviate, moult, sloughcast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Spanisharrojar, dejar caer, despojarse, librarse de, mudar, quitarse de encima, quitarse, sacudirse algo, tirar, vaciar
Catalandesfer-se de, mudar de, treure's

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