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HANDSHAKE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does handshake mean? 

HANDSHAKE (noun)
  The noun HANDSHAKE has 1 sense:

1. grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)

  Familiarity information: HANDSHAKE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HANDSHAKE (noun)


Sense 1handshake [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an introduction or to agree on a contract)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

handclasp; handshake; handshaking; shake

Hypernyms ("handshake" is a kind of...):

acknowledgement; acknowledgment (a statement acknowledging something or someone)

Domain category:

contract (a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law)


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