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SHAKE HANDS (shaken hands, shakes hands, shaking hands, shook hands)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does shake hands mean? 

SHAKE HANDS (verb)
  The verb SHAKE HANDS has 1 sense:

1. take someone's hands and shake them as a gesture of greeting or congratulation

  Familiarity information: SHAKE HANDS used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SHAKE HANDS (verb)


Sense 1shake hands [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Take someone's hands and shake them as a gesture of greeting or congratulation

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Hypernyms (to "shake hands" is one way to...):

greet; recognise; recognize (express greetings upon meeting someone)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something PP


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