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Etymology

1. shakedown

noun. ['ˈʃeɪkˌdaʊn'] extortion of money (as by blackmail).

Antonyms

  • unjust

Etymology

  • down (English)
  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shake (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Shakedown

  • breakdown

Example sentences of the word shakedown


1. Verb, past participle
So turn the lights down low, and get ready for a soul shakedown party with the Cuteness Pawdcast!

2. Noun, singular or mass
Once rinsing is complete, stand back and prepare for the doggy shakedown.

2. shakedown

noun. ['ˈʃeɪkˌdaʊn'] initial adjustments to improve the functioning or the efficiency and to bring to a more satisfactory state.

Synonyms

  • accommodation
  • adjustment

Etymology

  • down (English)
  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shake (English)

3. shakedown

noun. ['ˈʃeɪkˌdaʊn'] a very thorough search of a person or a place.

Synonyms

  • hunt
  • search

Antonyms

  • tightening
  • loosening

Etymology

  • down (English)
  • doun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • shake (English)
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