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Synonyms for shake off

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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"

    Synonyms:
    throw, cast off, drop, shake up, escape from, agitate, judder, sway, cast, shake, stir, rock, throw away, throw off, didder, stimulate, excite, shed

  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"

    Synonyms:
    roam, project, flip, overleap, spue, redact, strike down, fuddle, drift, put down, draw, send away, have, hold, fling, hurl, slough, mold, deteriorate, cast, rove, put, bedevil, roll, pour forth, befuddle, spend, omit, throw away, frame, moult, dangle, confound, vomit up, chuck out, mould, throw off, toss, throw up, expend, contrive, retch, purge, give, discombobulate, tramp, toss away, drip, disgorge, cat, cut down, dribble, thrust, overlook, stray, devolve, leave out, miss, shake, exuviate, bewilder, shed, fox, cast away, sink, chuck, pretermit, make, range, molt, vagabond, swan, unload, drop off, set down, fell, cast off, knock off, toss out, flatten, ramble, spill, neglect, cast aside, throw, regurgitate, wander, vomit, throw out, hurtle, put away, escape from, spew, honk, dismiss, dispose, cast out, regorge, drop, drop down, switch, discharge, upchuck, send packing, be sick, swing, discard, barf, confuse, sick, couch, bemuse, degenerate, puke

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. shake off

    Synonyms:
    drop, fall under, give up, let go, throw down, throw off

    Antonyms:
    bear, bring, carry, convey, lift, move, remove, sustain, take, transmit, transport

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How to use shake off in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Jefferson:

    Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear.

  2. Bruce McCain:

    A positive move develops its own momentum, as we saw with the clearly disappointing jobs report, even some bad news is not enough to shake off the positive feeling that has been driving prices higher.

  3. Kim Dong-yup:

    Kim had dreamed of becoming the president of North Korea and he effectively made it come true, he has long sought to shake off the abnormal military-first policy the country has stuck to for a long time.

  4. Rachel Reeves:

    I urge Alok Sharma, as the new Secretary of State, to shake off the government's vague commitment to audit reform.

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

    Gravity is a habit that is hard to shake off.


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