Dictionary Results for shaking|
1. shaking - noun
· the act of causing something to move up and down (or back and forth) with quick movements
2. shaking - noun
· a shaky motion; "the shaking of his fingers as he lit his pipe"
Synonym(s): shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering, vibration, palpitation
3. shake - verb
· move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking"
4. shake - verb
· move with or as if with a tremor; "his hands shook"
Hypernym(s): move_involuntarily, move_reflexively
5. shake - verb
· shake or vibrate rapidly and intensively; "The old engine was juddering"
6. shake - verb
· move back and forth or sideways; "the ship was rocking"; "the tall building swayed"; "She rocked back and forth on her feet"
Synonym(s): rock, sway
7. shake - verb
· undermine or cause to waver; "my faith has been shaken"; "The bad news shook her hopes"
8. shake - verb
· stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
Synonym(s): stimulate, shake_up, excite, stir
Hypernym(s): arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke
9. shake - verb
· get rid of; "I couldn't shake the car that was following me"
Synonym(s): shake_off, throw_off, escape_from
Hypernym(s): escape, get_away, break_loose
10. shake - verb
· bring to a specified condition by or as if by shaking; "He was shaken from his dreams"; "shake the salt out of the salt shaker"
Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify
11. shake - verb
· shake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or cognitive state; "shake one's head"; "She shook her finger at the naughty students"; "The old enemies shook hands"; "Don't shake your fist at me!"
Hypernym(s): gesticulate, gesture, motion
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