HyperDic: shake_up

English > 6 senses of the expression shake up:
VERBmotionshake up, jar, bump aroundshock physically
socialshake up, reorganize, reorganiseorganize anew
motionshake up, succussshake
emotionshake up, stimulate, shake, excite, stirstir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
contactshake up, agitate, vex, disturb, commove, stir up, raise upchange the arrangement or position of
contactshake up, fluff up, plump upmake fuller by shaking
English > shake up: 6 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningShock physically.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsjar, bump around
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishconmocionar, sacudir
English > shake up: 6 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningorganize anew.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsreorganize, reorganise
Narrowerretool, reviserevise or reorganize, especially for the purpose of updating and improving
Broaderorganize, organiseCause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea
Spanishreorganizar
Catalanreorganitzar
Nounsshake-up, shakeupthe imposition of a new organization
English > shake up: 6 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningshake; especially (a patient to detect fluids or air in the body) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsuccuss
Broadershake, agitateMove or cause to move back and forth
English > shake up: 6 senses > verb 4, 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 up Sue
Synonymsstimulate, shake, 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 up: 6 senses > verb 5, contact
Meaningchange the arrangement or position of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsagitate, vex, disturb, commove, stir up, raise up
Narrowerbeat, scrambleStir vigorously
pokeStir by poking
roil, rilemake turbid by stirring up the sediments of
tossagitate
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishagitar, excitar, molestar, remover
Catalanagitar, excitar, molestar, remoure
English > shake up: 6 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningmake fuller by shaking.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsfluff up, plump up
Broadershake, agitateMove or cause to move back and forth
Spanishagitar, ahuecar, inflar, mullir

©2001-20 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict