Definition for Shake (-s, shook)

shake (-s, shook), v. [OE scacan, depart, push, displace.]

  1. Move from side to side; [fig.] make a gesture to indicate a negative response.
  2. Stir; rattle; move by means of the wind.
  3. Shiver; tremble; shudder from cold; quiver because of fear.
  4. Thrust upward; move violently.
  5. Unfold quickly; spread out with a sudden movement.
  6. Disrupt; disturb.
  7. Quaver; vibrate; waver.

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