English definition of “shake”
/ʃeɪk/ verb (past tense shook, past participle shaken)
MOVE [I, T] › to make quick, short movements from side to side or up and down, or to make something or someone do this: He was shaking with nerves. We heard a loud bang, and then the house began to shake. Shake the bottle.
shake hands › to hold someone's hand and move it up and down when you meet them for the first time, or when you make an agreement with them: The two leaders smiled and shook hands for the photographers. I shook hands with him.
shake your head › to move your head from side to side to mean 'no'
SHOCK [T] › to shock or upset someone: [often passive] No one was injured in the crash, but the driver was badly shaken.
VOICE [I] › If your voice shakes, you sound very nervous or frightened.