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  • as ingreet
  • as inmake up
  • as inmeet halfway
  • as inreach
  • as inreceive
  • as inrun

synonyms for shake hands

  • accost
  • acknowledge
  • address
  • approach
  • attend
  • embrace
  • hail
  • meet
  • receive
  • salute
  • stop
  • bow
  • compliment
  • curtsy
  • flag
  • herald
  • nod
  • recognize
  • salaam
  • shoulder
  • call to
  • exchange greetings
  • extend one's hand
  • high-five
  • highball
  • move to
  • pay respects
  • roll out the red carpet
  • say hello
  • say hi
  • speak to
  • tip one's hat
  • usher in
  • whistle for

antonyms for shake hands

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  • avoid
  • disregard
  • dodge
  • ignore
  • shun
  • slight
  • say goodbye
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      How to use shake hands in a sentence

      With a suffocating gasp, she fell back into the chair on which she sat, and covered her face with her hands.
      THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
      She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
      THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
      He reached forward and took her hands, and if Mrs. Vivian had come in she would have seen him kneeling at her daughter's feet.
      CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
      He burst into a loud laugh, clapped his hands, and danced before the delighted babe.
      THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
      Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
      THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
      For it is better that thy children should ask of thee, than that thou look toward the hands of thy children.
      THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
      The women at once rose and began to shake out their draperies and relax their muscles.
      THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
      We all rose to our feet, and he shook hands with everybody without waiting to be introduced.
      MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
      They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.
      THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
      The patache was never seen again, and there is not much doubt that it was lost with all hands on board.
      THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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