shake on

shake (hands) on something

to clasp and shake the hand of someone as a sign of agreement about something. The two people didn't sign a contract; they just shook hands on the terms of the agreement. I think it would be better to sign an agreement than just shake on it.
See also: on, shake

shake (hands) on it/on something

shake hands with somebody to show that you have made an agreement, a deal, etc: ‘OK, I’ll let the car go for $5 000.’ ‘Do you want to shake on it?’Let’s shake on it.
See also: on, shake, something

shake on

v.
To make some agreement binding by shaking hands: Our negotiations went well, and we soon shook on the deal. If you're satisfied with the arrangement, let's shake on it.
See also: on, shake