shakeable
adjective see shake I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • shakeable — See shakable. * * * …   Universalium

  • shakeable — adj. can be shaken; can be upset, can be distressed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shakeable — shake·able …   English syllables

  • shakeable — adjective capable of being weakened the crisis proved his confidence was shakable • Syn: ↑shakable • Similar to: ↑contestable …   Useful english dictionary

  • shakable — adjective capable of being weakened the crisis proved his confidence was shakable • Syn: ↑shakeable • Similar to: ↑contestable * * * adjective or shakeable ˈshākəbəl …   Useful english dictionary

  • shake — I. verb (shook; shaken; shaking) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English sceacan; akin to Old Norse skaka to shake Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to move irregularly to and fro 2. to vibrate especially as the result of a blow… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • shake — shakable, shakeable, adj. /shayk/, v., shook, shaken, shaking, n. v.i. 1. to move or sway with short, quick, irregular vibratory movements. 2. to tremble with emotion, cold, etc. 3. to become dislodged and fall (usually fol. by off …   Universalium

  • shake — [shāk] vt. shook, shaken, shaking [ME schaken < OE sceacan, akin to LowG schaken < IE * skeg , var. of base * skek > SHAG1] 1. to cause to move up and down, back and forth, or from side to side with short, quick movements 2. to bring,… …   English World dictionary

  • contestable — adjective capable of being contested • Ant: ↑incontestable • Similar to: ↑challengeable, ↑debatable, ↑disputable, ↑shakable, ↑shakeable • See Also: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • shake — v. & n. v. (past shook; past part. shaken) 1 tr. & intr. move forcefully or quickly up and down or to and fro. 2 a intr. tremble or vibrate markedly. b tr. cause to do this. 3 tr. a agitate or shock. b colloq. upset the composure of. 4 tr. weaken …   Useful english dictionary

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