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noun as in understanding

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An email newsletter is a great digital handshake between a consumer and a publisher….

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Butler and Wise still perform a handshake that ends with them pretending to shoot a Kamehameha wave at each other.

Their value is a product of digital handshakes over millions of transactions firming up that consensus.

I was warned by other midshipmen that I would fail on the spot if I initiated a handshake.

It is the shop clerk’s smile, the salesman’s hearty handshake, because the audience now is a customer base, and the customer is always right.

She tried the direct, how-do-you-do handshake approach, but was blocked by a burly aide-de-camp.

George offers a firm handshake and stays present with each fan for the moment or two that they have his attention.

Forget matters strategic, you may say; banish from your head all thoughts of a military or security handshake.

“Get your act together,” we said real manfully like, eye to eye, with a firm handshake.

Case in point: the TV deals they had completed for the two previous seasons had been done via handshake.

He stretched out a hand in silence and gave me a hearty handshake; and I shook the reins and thundered up the road to Staunton.

They exchanged the hearty, lingering handshake of trusty friendship and deep affection.

As far as sentiments go, the cable is by chalks the heartiest handshake we poor relations to the West have had since we started.

They have a nodding-from-a-motor-acquaintance with it but I like a real handshake-friendship with it.

There was nothing of genuine American heartiness in the handshake he gave Frank.

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On this page you'll find 151 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to handshake, such as: arrangement, bargain, bond, commitment, guarantee, and obligation.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.