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Etymology

Old English scacan.

Verb

Infinitive
to shake

Third person singular
shakes

Simple past
shook

Past participle
shaken

Present participle
shaking

to shake (third-person singular simple present shakes, present participle shaking, simple past shook, past participle shaken)
  1. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To cause (something) to move rapidly from side to side.
    The earthquake shook the building.
  2. (transitive) To disturb emotionally; to shock.
    Her father's death shook her terribly.
  3. (transitive) To lose, evade, or get rid of (something)
    I can't shake the feeling that I forgot something.
  4. (intransitive) To move from side to side.
    She shook with grief.
  5. (intransitive) To shake hands.
    OK, let's shake on it.

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Noun

Singular
shake

Plural
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  1. The act of shaking something.
    The cat gave the mouse a shake.
  2. A milkshake.
  3. Shake cannabis, small, leafy fragments of cannabis that gather at the bottom of a bag of marijuana.
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Shingle

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