Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb shake_off

2 senses of shake off

Sense 1
shake, shake off, throw off, escape from -- (get rid of; "I couldn't shake the car that was following me")
       => escape, get away, break loose -- (run away from confinement; "The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison")

Sense 2
shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop -- (get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

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