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shake out

verb

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to come to be
  • after hearing about all the elaborate planning, I can't wait to see how that wedding shakes out

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shakeout

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of shakeout (Entry 2 of 2)

as in shake-up

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The first known use of shake out was in 1895

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“Shake out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shake%20out. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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