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Synonyms for rattle
ˈræt lrat·tle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rattle, rattling, ralenoun

    a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)

    "the death rattle"

    rattling, rale

  2. rattlenoun

    a baby's toy that makes percussive noises when shaken

    rattling, rale

  3. rattleverb

    loosely connected horny sections at the end of a rattlesnake's tail

    rattling, rale

  4. rattleverb

    make short successive sounds

  5. rattleverb

    shake and cause to make a rattling noise

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  1. rattleverb


Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rattlenoun

    clatter, chatter, babble, prattle, crepitaculum, rale

  2. rattleverb

    clatter, chatter, prate, babble, prattle, disconcert, confuse, discompose

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "rattle":

    shake, shakes, rock, rattlesnake

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  1. Shawn Engbrecht:

    You have to accept the fact that you are living perpetually in limbo and you adapt and the key to that is to not let anything really rattle you. You can be packed to go to the oil fields in Northern Alberta, Canada and you get on the Gulf Stream and they say ‘surprise we are going to Singapore…’ and you just accept and the key to that is to not worry about the little stuff and stay focused on the mission.

  2. Designer Michael Kors:

    Although hunger is a huge problem, it's a solvable one. If we can make some noise, rattle the pots and pans so to speak... we can make people know that they can make a difference.

  3. Bob Barnes:

    It didn't rattle me, i'm actually starting to think maybe that particular can of pepper spray isn't the strength it should be or something.

  4. Jack King:

    Everything clicked off beautifully. I counted it down fine ... and I saw this magnificent thing still sitting on the launch pad, bathing in fire. And finally it lifted off, and the sound hit us, when it hit us that particular time, the windows in the launch control center just started to rattle, and on top of that, it was a newly constructed building, and all this dust came down from the ceiling. I thought the whole damn place was going to come down on us.

  5. Florynce Kennedy:

    You've got to rattle your cage door. You've got to let them know that you're in there, and that you want out. Make noise. Cause trouble. You may not win right away, but you'll sure have a lot more fun.

Translations for rattle

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  • дрънкулкаBulgarian
  • rangle, rasleDanish
  • Klapper, RasselGerman
  • matraca, enervar, sonaja, inquietar, sonajeroSpanish
  • läpättäjä, ravistella, korina, säikäyttää, helistin, läpätys, jäkättäjä, kalista, kalistella, helistä, kalina, helistää, tyrmäys, räpätys, kolista, kolistella, kolina, räpättäjä, helinä, kalistin, jäkätysFinnish
  • hochetFrench
  • axóuxereGalician
  • csörgőHungarian
  • sonaglioItalian
  • tātara, tatetate, hue rarā, pātētē, rarā, whakararā, tatangi, kākaraMāori
  • rammelaarDutch
  • skrangle, rasle, rangleNorwegian
  • aghááłNavajo, Navaho
  • grzechotka, grzechotaniePolish
  • chocalhoPortuguese
  • потрещать, погремушка, трещать, дребезжание, треснуть, прогрохотать, греметь, дребезжать, грохот, трещотка, прогреметь, треск, стук, грохотатьRussian
  • klopot, čegrtaljka, ropac, klopotac, klepet, hropac, zvečkaSerbo-Croatian
  • skramla, göra nervös, skrämma, skaka om, rassel, rassla, skaka, skallraSwedish
  • kayambaSwahili
  • สั่นThai

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