Definition of shake hands with someone or shake someone by the hand or shake someone's hand in English:

shake hands (with someone) (or shake someone by the hand or shake someone's hand)

Clasp someone’s right hand in one’s own at meeting or parting, in reconciliation or congratulation, or as a sign of agreement: we shook hands on the promise
More example sentences
  • He shook Matt 's hand and then clasped Sarah's hand for a moment.
  • Dom laughed and shook Ash 's hand in agreement to the bet.
  • Ken Ferrari looked towards me, shaking my hand in congratulations.
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Pronunciation: ˈflɪp(ə)nt
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