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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shake, shake off, throw off, escape from(verb)

    get rid of

    "I couldn't shake the car that was following me"

  2. shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop(verb)

    get rid of

    "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"


  1. shake off(Verb)

    To remove (something attached to, on or clinging to an object) by shaking.

  2. shake off(Verb)

    To dissociate oneself from (an allegation or rumour).

  3. shake off(Verb)

    To lose someone who is tracking you

  4. shake off(Verb)

    To rid oneself of a malady or its symptoms


  1. Shake Off

    Shake Off is a 2007 short film directed by Hans Beenhakker.

How to pronounce shake off?

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How to say shake off in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shake off in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shake off in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of shake off in a Sentence

  1. Terry Pratchett, "Small Gods" (1992):

    Gravity is a habit that is hard to shake off.

  2. Rickie Fowler:

    It's always nice to get out and make some birdies early, shake off some rust.

  3. Rolf Sternberg:

    In Germany the culture prevails that if you fail, it's not easy to shake off the stigma.

  4. George Gordon Byron:

    There is something Pagan in me that I cannot shake off. In short, I deny nothing, but doubt everything.

  5. Frederick The Great:

    The greatest and noblest pleasure which men can have in this world is to discover new truths; and the next is to shake off old prejudices.

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