What does shake hands mean?

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shake hands

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shake hands(verb)

    take someone's hands and shake them as a gesture of greeting or congratulation


  1. shake hands(Verb)

    To grasp another person's hands in a greeting.

How to pronounce shake hands?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say shake hands in sign language?

  1. shakehands


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shake hands in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shake hands in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of shake hands in a Sentence

  1. Golda Meir:

    You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.

  2. Indira Nehru Gandhi:

    People with clenched fists can not shake hands.

  3. Matthew Belloni:

    You have to spend money, you have to shake hands. You have to have a message for your movie.

  4. Rolfe Neill:

    Reading transports me. I can go anywhere and never leave my chair. It lets me shake hands with new ideas.

  5. John Feal:

    We came in here praying for the best, prepared for the worst. We were ready to shake hands or we were ready to get into a street fight, today was a good meeting.

Images & Illustrations of shake hands

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