Synonyms for (verb) shake up

Synonyms: fluff up, shake up, plump up

Definition: make fuller by shaking

Usage: fluff up the pillows

Similar words: shake, agitate

Definition: move or cause to move back and forth

Usage: The chemist shook the flask vigorously; My hands were shaking


Synonyms: stir up, commove, agitate, disturb, vex, raise up, shake up

Definition: change the arrangement or position of

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: excite, stimulate, stir, shake, shake up

Definition: stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of

Usage: These stories shook the community; the civil war shook the country

Similar words: kindle, elicit, enkindle, evoke, fire, arouse, raise, provoke

Definition: call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)

Usage: arouse pity; raise a smile; evoke sympathy


Synonyms: jar, bump around, shake up

Definition: shock physically

Usage: Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game

Similar words: displace, move

Definition: cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

Usage: Move those boxes into the corner, please; I'm moving my money to another bank; The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant


Synonyms: shake up, succuss

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

Similar words: shake, agitate

Definition: move or cause to move back and forth

Usage: The chemist shook the flask vigorously; My hands were shaking


Synonyms: shake up, reorganise, reorganize

Definition: organize anew

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

Similar words: organise, organize

Definition: cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea