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English definition of “vibrate”

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.
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