Definitions For Shake


  • Causing to move repeatedly from side to side
  • A reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement
  • Grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)
  • A note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone above it
  • Frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or ice cream
  • Building material used as siding or roofing
  • A short, quick movement back and forth or up and down
  • A condition in which parts of your body move in a way that you are not able to control


  • Move with or as if with a tremor
  • Undermine or cause to waver
  • Bring to a specified condition by or as if by shaking
  • Shake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or cognitive state
  • Stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of
  • Move back and forth or sideways
  • Move or cause to move back and forth
  • Shake or vibrate rapidly and intensively
  • Get rid of
  • To move sometimes violently back and forth or up and down with short, quick movements
  • To move or have parts of your body move in short, quick movements and in a way that you are not able to control
  • To free yourself from (someone or something) : to get away from or get rid of (someone or something)

Is Shakes a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Shake is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Shake in a Sentence

  • The ground shook during the earthquake.
  • The house shook as the train rumbled by.
  • The earthquake shook the ground.
  • He responded to the question with a shake of his head.
  • Give the dice a shake.
  • He drank too much coffee and got a bad case of the shakes.

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