shake (

     n 1: building material used as siding or roofing [syn: shingle]
     2: frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or
        ice cream [syn: milkshake, milk shake]
     3: a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone
        above it [syn: trill]
     4: grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an
        introduction or to agree on a contract) [syn: handshake,
         handshaking, handclasp]
     5: reflex shaking caused by cold or fear or excitement [syn: tremble,
     6: causing to move repeatedly from side to side [syn: wag, waggle]
     v 1: move or cause to move quickly back and forth; "The chemist
          shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking"
          [syn: agitate]
     2: move with or as if with a tremor; "his hands shook"; "My
        legs trembled when I went onstage" [syn: tremble, didder]
     3: (British) shake or vibrate rapidly and intensively; "The old
        engine was juddering" [syn: judder]
     4: move back and forth in an unstable manner; "the ship was
        rocking"; "the tall building swayed"; "the tree shook in
        the wind" [syn: rock, sway]
     5: undermine or cause to waver; "my faith has been shaken";
        "The bad news shook her hopes"
     6: stir the feelings or emotions of; "These stories shook the
        community" [syn: stimulate, shake up, excite, stir]
     7: get rid of; "I couldn't shake the car that was following me"
        [syn: shake off, throw off, escape from]
     8: 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"
     9: shake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or
        cognitive state; "shake one's head"; "She shook her finger
        at the naguhty students"; "The old enemies shook hands";
        "Don't shake your fist at me!"