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shake British & World English

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

shake on British & World English

Confirm (an agreement) by shaking hands

shake-out British & World English

An upheaval in or radical reorganization of a business, market, or organization, typically involving streamlining and redundancies

shake-up British & World English

A radical reorganization

shake hands British & World 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 British & World English

Become established in a new place or situation; settle down

shake hole British & World English

Another term for sinkhole.

shake a leg British & World English

Make a start; rouse oneself

shake on in shake British & World English

Confirm (an agreement) by shaking hands

shake one's booty British & World English

Dance energetically

get a fair shake British & World English

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

shake one's head British & World English

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

shake someone down British & World English

Extort money from someone

shake someone off British & World English

Manage to evade or outmanoeuvre someone who is following or pestering one

shake someone up British & World English

Rouse someone from lethargy, apathy, or complacency

shake something up British & World English

Mix ingredients by shaking

shake one's fist British & World English

Gesture angrily with one’s clenched fist

shake down in shake British & World English

Become established in a new place or situation; settle down

shake something off British & World English

Successfully deal with or recover from

shake something out British & World English

Get rid of or abandon an attitude or practice

shake like a leaf British & World English

(Of a person) tremble greatly, especially from fear

shake hands in shake British & World 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 in one's shoes British & World English

Tremble with apprehension

shake a leg in shake British & World English

Make a start; rouse oneself

shake someone up in shake British & World English

Rouse someone from lethargy, apathy, or complacency

shake something up in shake British & World English

Mix ingredients by shaking

shake one's head in shake British & World English

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

shake someone down in shake British & World English

Extort money from someone

shake someone off in shake British & World English

Manage to evade or outmanoeuvre someone who is following or pestering one

shake something off in shake British & World English

Successfully deal with or recover from

shake something out in shake British & World English

Get rid of or abandon an attitude or practice

shake one's fist in fist British & World English

Gesture angrily with one’s clenched fist

shake the dust off one's feet British & World English

Leave indignantly or disdainfully

get a fair shake in shake British & World English

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

shake like a leaf in leaf British & World English

(Of a person) tremble greatly, especially from fear

more —— than one can shake a stick at British & World English

Used to emphasize the largeness of an amount

shakedown British & World English

another term for shake-up.

shake the dust off one's feet in shake British & World English

Leave indignantly or disdainfully

money tree British & World English

A source of easily obtained or unlimited money

shake hands with someone or shake someone by the hand or shake someone's hand in shake British & World English

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

more —— than one can shake a stick at in shake British & World English

Used to emphasize the largeness of an amount

shake or tremble like a leaf in leaf British & World English

(Of a person) tremble greatly, especially from fear

get or give someone a fair shake in shake British & World English

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

shake English Thesaurus

the whole building seemed to shake

shake English-Spanish

agitar

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)


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