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Synonyms for shake up

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  1. reorganization, reorganisation, shake-up, shakeup(verb)

    the imposition of a new organization; organizing differently (often involving extensive and drastic changes)

    "a committee was appointed to oversee the reorganization of the curriculum"; "top officials were forced out in the cabinet shakeup"

    Synonyms:
    shakeup, shake-up, reorganisation, reorganization

  2. jar, shake up, bump around(verb)

    shock physically

    "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game"

    Synonyms:
    reorganise, commove, collide, clash, reorganize, shake, vex, succuss, stir, jar, excite, plump up, fluff up, stir up, raise up, agitate, disturb, stimulate, bump around, jolt

  3. reorganize, reorganise, shake up(verb)

    organize anew

    "We must reorganize the company if we don't want to go under"

    Synonyms:
    reorganise, commove, reorganize, shake, regroup, succuss, stir, jar, excite, plump up, fluff up, stir up, raise up, disturb, vex, bump around, agitate, stimulate

  4. succuss, shake up(verb)

    shake; especially (a patient to detect fluids or air in the body)

    Synonyms:
    reorganise, commove, raise up, reorganize, shake, vex, succuss, stir, jar, excite, plump up, fluff up, stir up, disturb, stimulate, bump around, agitate

  5. stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir(verb)

    stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of

    "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"

    Synonyms:
    touch, charge, excite, didder, succuss, have, raise up, get, rock, provoke, commove, energize, perk up, agitate, hasten, stir, call down, shift, conjure, make, reorganise, energise, turn on, arouse, shake, wind up, reorganize, vex, conjure up, cause, sway, escape from, induce, budge, judder, raise, stimulate, jar, shake off, throw off, bump around, call forth, invoke, charge up, rouse, brace, bring up, evoke, sex, fluff up, rush, put forward, stir up, disturb, plump up

  6. agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up(verb)

    change the arrangement or position of

    Synonyms:
    fight, touch, crusade, succuss, excite, stick, perplex, disturb, get, nark, irritate, shake, mystify, flummox, commove, inflame, bother, press, agitate, rile, gravel, stir, nonplus, wake, shift, instigate, stimulate, reorganise, get to, dumbfound, rouse, fire up, reorganize, interrupt, vex, heat, nettle, baffle, chafe, get at, trouble, beat, fluff up, ignite, budge, amaze, turn on, charge, annoy, bump around, upset, charge up, incite, jar, puzzle, bewilder, rag, push, foment, campaign, stupefy, worry, stir up, raise up, plump up, pose, devil, set off

  7. fluff up, plump up, shake up(verb)

    make fuller by shaking

    "fluff up the pillows"

    Synonyms:
    reorganise, commove, reorganize, shake, succuss, stir, jar, plump up, fluff up, stir up, raise up, bump around, disturb, vex, excite, agitate, stimulate

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How to use shake up in a sentence?

  1. Sean Hannity:

    The reason both Ted Cruz and Donald Trump are doing well is because the base of the Republican Party rightly feels betrayed by DC Republicans, ted Cruz was willing to use that power to defund Obamacare and he is hated by the DC establishment for fighting the fight that the base wanted. Trump is the outsider iconoclast that gives hope of a top-to-bottom shake up of how DC works.

  2. Roy Scheerder:

    There's a general consensus in the market that there's room for 5-6 entities dominating the point-to-point market in the next couple of years, if the fuel price advantage disappears, there will be a shake-up in the market.

  3. Mileah Kromer:

    His absence will shake up the race because he was an important political figure in the state, he had a serious record for any candidate to run on. That, of course, is a loss. That is a loss to the Democratic Party and a loss to the voters of Maryland.

  4. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich:

    Serving notice that we are not trapped by large contractors with big armies of lobbyists is going to shake up Washington as much as any single thing you can do.

  5. Kevan Yenerall:

    Most Democrats in the district may not dislike Pelosi, per se, but would like to shake up the status quo.

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