Definition Of shake


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

buildings shook in Sacramento and tremors were felt in Reno

a fit of trembling or shivering.

I wouldn't go in there, it gives me the shakes

a trill.

But he also interprets the shaking in musical terms using tremolos and trills, which can themselves be described as shakes .

an act of shaking.

with a shake of its magnificent antlers the stag charged down the slope

an earth tremor.

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Example Of shake

  • A chocolate shake was a surprise for not driving your mother crazy that particular day.

  • Adam felt a gentle shake and jumped, surprised to see his father sitting next to him.

  • After draining them, he would put them back in the pan, add a handful of salt, and give them a shake .

  • After looking at the mild shake throughout the movie, the suddenly stable image will stick right out to you.

  • An interesting thought, but he couldn't shake the feeling that something wasn't quite right.

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