Dictionary

  Definition of quake
  1. shaking and vibration at the surface of the earth resulting from underground movement along a fault plane of from volcanic activity
  2. shake with seismic vibrations; "The earth was quaking"
  3. shake with fast, tremulous movements; "His nostrils palpitated"
Similar Words: earthquake, temblor, seism, tremor, quiver, palpitate

 

Hyponyms: shock, seismic disturbance, tremor, earth tremor, microseism, seaquake, submarine earthquake

 

Derivational Morphology: tremor, earthquake, temblor, seism, earth tremor, microseism, shaking, shakiness, trembling, quiver, quivering, vibration, palpitation, quaker, trembler

 

 
  Search Dictionary

Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
 
 
  
  Random Word
Nicola_Amati means Italian violin maker in Cremona; taught the craft to Guarneri and Stradivari (1596-1684); ... more
 
  Find words starting with:
   
A
B
C
   
D
E
F
   
G
H
I
   
J
K
L
   
M
N
O
   
P
Q
R
   
S
T
U
   
V
W
X
   
Y
Z