shake hands

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Verb1.shake hands - take someone's hands and shake them as a gesture of greeting or congratulation
greet, recognise, recognize - express greetings upon meeting someone
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The gentlemen cluster round him, and shake hands with him.
'We have hardly had time to shake hands, Barbara,' says Kit.
This May I, meant might he shake hands? I consented, and he was fervent, and then sat down again.
"Wait a bit!" The united vastness and distinctness of this view so struck him, that he no longer asked if he might shake hands with me, but said he really must - and did.
I had not told him exactly when I meant to leave, and was not likely to shake hands with him again before departing.
"I don't like to say 'No' to that, sir," he said, "but I can't shake hands till it's clear what we mean by't.
'The first thing in a visit is to say "How d'ye do?" and shake hands!' And here the two brothers gave each other a hug, and then they held out the two hands that were free, to shake hands with her.
You are helping to train some friends' dogs to do four tricks: roll over, play dead, fetch, and shake hands. A different number of dogs have mastered each of the tricks.
Lahore -- Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar, in response to a question over forgetting to shake hands with IG Punjab Javed Saleemi, has said he was not much trained and learning the 'discipline' gradually.
She admitted that she doesn't shake hands for a reason.
If I stretch out my hand and you ignore me, I will say you are 'mpako.' Until then, wash your hands or use sanitizers as often as you shake hands or touch potentially contaminated surfaces.