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English noun: shuffle

1. shuffle (act) the act of mixing cards haphazardly

Synonymsmake, shuffling

Broader (hypernym)reordering

Narrower (hyponym)reshuffle, reshuffling, riffle

Part meronymcard game, cards

2. shuffle (act) walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet

SamplesFrom his shambling I assumed he was very old.

Synonymsshamble, shambling, shuffling

Broader (hypernym)walk, walking

English verb: shuffle

1. shuffle (motion) walk by dragging one's feet

SamplesHe shuffled out of the room.
We heard his feet shuffling down the hall.

ExamplesThe children shuffle to the playground

Synonymsscuffle, shamble

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)walk

Narrower (hyponym)drag, scuff

2. shuffle (motion) move about, move back and forth

SamplesHe shuffled his funds among different accounts in various countries so as to avoid the IRS.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)shift, transfer

3. shuffle (contact) mix so as to make a random order or arrangement

SamplesShuffle the cards.

Synonymsmix, ruffle

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)manipulate

Narrower (hyponym)cut, reshuffle, riffle

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