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Definition 1: the act of mixing cards haphazardly - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for shuffle in the sense of this definition

(shuffle is a kind of ...) a rearrangement in a different order

(... is a kind of shuffle ) shuffling again

"the gambler demanded a reshuffle"

(... is a kind of shuffle ) shuffling by splitting the pack and interweaving the two halves at their corners

(... is part of shuffle) a game played with playing cards

Definition 2: walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet - [noun denoting act]

Samples where shuffle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • from his shambling I assumed he was very old

Synonyms for shuffle in the sense of this definition

(shuffle is a kind of ...) the act of traveling by foot

"walking is a healthy form of exercise"

Definition 3: mix so as to make a random order or arrangement - [verb of contact]

Samples where shuffle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • shuffle the cards

Synonyms for shuffle in the sense of this definition

(shuffle is a kind of ...) hold something in one's hands and move it

(... is a kind of shuffle ) shuffle again

"So as to prevent cheating, he was asked to reshuffle the cards"

(... is a kind of shuffle ) shuffle (playing cards) by separating the deck into two parts and riffling with the thumbs so the cards intermix

(... is a kind of shuffle ) divide a deck of cards at random into two parts to make selection difficult

"Wayne cut" "She cut the deck for a long time"

Definition 4: walk by dragging one's feet - [verb of motion]

Samples where shuffle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he shuffled out of the room
  • We heard his feet shuffling down the hall

Synonyms for shuffle in the sense of this definition

(shuffle is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

(... is a kind of shuffle ) walk without lifting the feet

Definition 5: move about, move back and forth - [verb of motion]

Samples where shuffle or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He shuffled his funds among different accounts in various countries so as to avoid the IRS

(shuffle is a kind of ...) move around

"transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket"

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