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vibrate

verb [I or T] uk   /vaɪˈbreɪt/  us   /ˈvaɪ.breɪt/
to shake slightly and quickly, or to cause something to do this, in a way that is felt rather than seen or heard: The whole station seemed to vibrate as the express train rushed through. His voice vibrated with anger.

vibrate

noun [U] uk   /vaɪˈbreɪt/  us   /ˈvaɪ.breɪt/
a setting on an electronic device that causes it to vibrate when something happens, such as receiving a new message : The show's about to start - I'm going to put my phone on vibrate.
Translations of “vibrate”
in Arabic يَهْتَزّ…
in Korean 진동하다…
in Malaysian bergetar…
in French (faire) vibrer…
in Turkish titremek…
in Italian vibrare…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)震動, (使)顫動, (使)抖動…
in Russian дрожать, вибрировать…
in Polish drgać…
in Vietnamese chuyển động, rung, lắc…
in Spanish vibrar…
in Portuguese vibrar…
in Thai สั่น…
in German vibrieren…
in Catalan vibrar…
in Japanese ~が振動する, ~を振動させる…
in Indonesian bergetar…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)震动, (使)颤动, (使)抖动…
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