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  1. reorganization, reorganisation, shake-up, shakeupverb

    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 aroundverb

    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 upverb

    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 upverb

    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, stirverb

    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 upverb

    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 upverb

    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. Lee Weiss:

    An ongoing trend we've seen throughout the past few admissions cycles is the shift towards a two-test landscape, and what's interesting is that even as some of the changes to the SAT make it more ACT-like, more students are taking both tests or considering the ACT option, students have been recognizing that they have more than one test option, and the shake-up caused by the SAT redesign has furthered this recognition.

  2. Alexandre Polmard:

    I wanted to recreate the world of wine and shake up traditional butchery, seducing people once again to eat beef by offering them something exceptional.

  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. Patrick Morrisey:

    This is a President that wants to shake up Washington, washington is completely broken and you need someone who is willing to go and fix it.

  5. Andrzej Rychard:

    It would remind people that they can mobilise and protest, and that could shake up the ruling alliance.

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