Synonyms of vibrate


1. vibrate, move

usage: shake, quiver, or throb; move back and forth rapidly, usually in an uncontrolled manner

2. oscillate, vibrate, swing, sway

usage: move or swing from side to side regularly; "the needle on the meter was oscillating"

3. hover, vibrate, vacillate, oscillate, hesitate, waver, waffle

usage: be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or courses of action; "He oscillates between accepting the new position and retirement"

4. resonate, vibrate, sound, go

usage: sound with resonance; "The sound resonates well in this theater"

5. thrill, tickle, vibrate, stimulate, shake, shake up, excite, stir

usage: feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled by the speed and the roar of the engine"

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.

Definition and meaning of vibrate (Dictionary)