HyperDic: quake

English > 3 senses of the word quake:
VERBmotionquake, quiver, palpitateshake with fast, tremulous movements
motionquake, tremorshake with seismic vibrations
NOUNeventquake, earthquake, temblor, seismshaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
quake > pronunciation
Soundskwey'k
Rhymesache ... wake / Wake: 58 rhymes with eyk...
English > quake: 3 senses > noun 1, event
Meaningshaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity.
Synonymsearthquake, temblor, seism
Narrowerseaquake, submarine earthquakeAn earthquake at the sea bed
shock, seismic disturbanceAn instance of agitation of the earth's crust
tremor, earth tremor, microseismA small earthquake
Broadergeological phenomenonA natural phenomenon involving the structure or composition of the earth
Spanishchaka, sacudida, seísmo, sismo, temblor, terremoto, terremotos
Catalansisme, sotrac, sotragada, terratrèmol
Verbsquakeshake with seismic vibrations
English > quake: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningshake with fast, tremulous movements.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsquiver, palpitate
BroadertrembleMove or jerk quickly and involuntarily up and down or sideways
Spanishtemblar
Catalanestremir-se, trémer, tremolar, trepidar, vibrar
Nounsquakerone who quakes and trembles with (or as with) fear
English > quake: 3 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningshake with seismic vibrations.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymtremor
Broadershake, agitateMove or cause to move back and forth
Spanishtemblar
Nounsquakeshaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity

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