Vibrate is defined as to move back and forth, or to tremble or shake.(verb)
An example of vibrate is for strings on a violin to bounce back and forth and give off a sound.
See vibrate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L vibratus, pp. of vibrare, to vibrate, shake < IE *weib- (< base *wei-, to turn) > wipe
See vibrate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb vi·brat·ed, vi·brat·ing, vi·brates verb, intransitive
Origin: Latin vibrāre, vibrāt-; see weip- in Indo-European roots.
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