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shake hands

verb

1 shake hands

Take someone's hands and shake them as a gesture of greeting or congratulation.

Roget 918: forgive, forgive and forget; pardon, condone, think no more of, let bygones be bygones, shake hands; forget an injury.    excuse, pass over, overlook; wink at etc. (neglect) ... show more

Roget 894: be courteous etc. adj.; show courtesy etc. n.. mind one's P's and Q's, behave oneself, be all things to all men, conciliate, speak one fair, take in good part; make the amiable, do the amiable; ... show more

Roget 723: pacify, tranquilize, compose; allay etc. (moderate) 174; reconcile, propitiate, placate, conciliate, meet halfway, hold out the olive branch, ... show more

Dutch: handen schudden




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