shake hands[ hand ]SEE DEFINITION OF shake hands
Synonyms for shake hands
- bury the hatchet
- come to terms
- forgive and forget
- make amends
- make peace
- set off
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHAKE HANDS
"Remember, sir, you are an honest man; you cannot shake hands with me," said George.
Come, my daughter, shake hands with this gentleman, and pledge him your troth.
But she was untying her bonnet, and she did not offer to shake hands.
He was leaving an hour later, and would not even come and shake hands with me.
Other people now approached and smiled, and I had to shake hands with many of them.
I hoped you would be glad to shake hands with an old friend.
They all shake hands with Mr Pecksniff, as they drink the toast.
When we meet we shake hands, but I have never even been to his house.
Monseigneur received him in a courtly manner, but they did not shake hands.
Massot, on recognising Pierre, came up to shake hands with him.