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shake US English

(Of a structure or area of land) tremble or vibrate

shake US Thesaurus

the whole building shook

shake on US English

Confirm (an agreement) by shaking hands

shake out US English

Eventually prove to happen

shake-up US English

A radical reorganization

shake-up US Thesaurus

we've heard there's going to be a shake-up in the sales department

shake-out New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphen, two words as verb)

shake-up New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(hyphen, two words as verb)

milk shake US English

A cold drink made of milk, a sweet flavoring such as fruit or chocolate, and typically ice cream, whisked until it is frothy

shake hands US English

Clasp someone’s right hand in one’s own at meeting or parting, in reconciliation or congratulation, or as a sign of agreement

shake down US English

Become established in a new place or situation; settle down

shake a leg US English

Make a start; rouse oneself

shake one's booty US English

Dance energetically

get a fair shake US English

Get (or give someone) just treatment or a fair chance

shake one's head US English

Turn one’s head from side to side in order to indicate refusal, denial, disapproval, or incredulity

shake someone down US English

Extort money from someone

shake someone off US English

Get away from someone by shaking their grip loose

shake someone up US English

Rouse someone from lethargy, apathy, or complacency

shake something up US English

Mix ingredients by shaking

shake like a leaf US English

(Of a person) tremble greatly, especially from fear

shake something down US English

Cause something to fall or settle by shaking

shake something off US English

Successfully deal with or recover from an illness or injury

shake something out US English

Empty something out by shaking a container

shake in one's shoes US English

Tremble with apprehension

shake on in shake US English

Confirm (an agreement) by shaking hands

shake out in shake US English

Eventually prove to happen

shake the dust off one's feet US English

Leave indignantly or disdainfully

shake down in shake US English

Become established in a new place or situation; settle down

shake hands in shake US English

Clasp someone’s right hand in one’s own at meeting or parting, in reconciliation or congratulation, or as a sign of agreement

money tree US English

A source of easily obtained or unlimited money

shake a leg in shake US English

Make a start; rouse oneself

shake someone up in shake US English

Rouse someone from lethargy, apathy, or complacency

shake something up in shake US English

Mix ingredients by shaking

shakeout US English

An upheaval or reorganization of a business, market, or organization due to competition and typically involving streamlining and layoffs

more —— than one can shake a stick at US English

Used to emphasize the largeness of an amount

shake one's booty in booty2 US English

Dance energetically

shake one's head in shake US English

Turn one’s head from side to side in order to indicate refusal, denial, disapproval, or incredulity

shake someone down in shake US English

Extort money from someone

shake something down in shake US English

Cause something to fall or settle by shaking

shake someone off in shake US English

Get away from someone by shaking their grip loose

shake something off in shake US English

Successfully deal with or recover from an illness or injury

shake something out in shake US English

Empty something out by shaking a container

shakedown US English

A radical change or restructuring, particularly in a hierarchical organization or group

shake up in shake US Thesaurus

the accident shook him up

shake off in shake US Thesaurus

I think we shook off that cop

shake like a leaf in leaf US English

(Of a person) tremble greatly, especially from fear

get a fair shake in shake US English

Get (or give someone) just treatment or a fair chance

shake in one's shoes in shake US English

Tremble with apprehension

shake hands with someoneor shake someone by the hand or shake someone's hand in shake US English

Clasp someone’s right hand in one’s own at meeting or parting, in reconciliation or congratulation, or as a sign of agreement


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