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Meaning of SHAKE UP

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  1. [n]  the act of imposing a new organization; organizing differently; "a committee was appointed to oversee the reorganization of the curriculum"
  2. [v]  stir the feelings or emotions of; "These stories shook the community"
  3. [v]  make fuller by shaking; as of pillows
  4. [v]  change the arrangement or position of
  5. [v]  shock physically; "Georgia was shaken up in the Tech game"
  6. [v]  shake; esp. (a patient to detect fluids or air in the body)
  7. [v]  organize anew; "We must reorganize the company if we don't want to go under"
 Synonyms: bump around, commove, disturb, excite, fluff up, jar, plump up, raise up, reorganisation, reorganise, reorganization, reorganize, shake, stimulate, stir, stir up, succuss, vex
 See Also: affright, agitate, agitate, agitate, animate, arouse, beat, displace, displace, elate, elicit, enkindle, enliven, evoke, exalt, fire, foment, fright, frighten, fuel, inspire, intoxicate, invigorate, invite, kindle, lift up, move, move, organisation, organise, organization, organize, pick up, poke, provoke, raise, retool, revise, revize, rile, roil, scare, scramble, sex, shake, shake, stir up, tempt, thrill, tickle, titillate, toss, turn on, uplift, vibrate, wind up