Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun shake_up

1 sense of shake-up

Sense 1
reorganization, reorganisation, shake-up, shakeup -- (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")
       => organization, organisation -- (the act of organizing a business or an activity related to a business; "he was brought in to supervise the organization of a new department")
                                                                         

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

6 senses of shake up

Sense 1
jar, shake up, bump around -- (shock physically; "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 2
reorganize, reorganise, shake up -- (organize anew; "We must reorganize the company if we don't want to go under")
       => organize, organise -- (cause to be structured or ordered or operating according to some principle or idea)

Sense 3
succuss, shake up -- (shake; especially (a patient to detect fluids or air in the body))
       => shake, agitate -- (move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking")

Sense 4
stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir -- (stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country")
       => arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke -- (call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy")

Sense 5
agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up -- (change the arrangement or position of)
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

Sense 6
fluff up, plump up, shake up -- (make fuller by shaking; "fluff up the pillows")
       => shake, agitate -- (move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking")

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