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Definition of "Shift" :

noun: the act of changing one thing or position for another

noun: the act of moving from one place to another

"His constant shifting disrupted the class."

noun: a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist

noun: a woman's sleeveless undergarment

noun: the key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters

noun: a qualitative change

noun: an event in which something is displaced without rotation

noun: a crew of workers who work for a specific period of time

noun: (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

noun: the time period during which you are at work

verb: make a shift in or exchange of

verb: move and exchange for another

"Shift the date for our class reunion."

verb: lay aside, abandon, or leave for another

verb: change gears

"You have to shift when you go down a steep hill."

verb: move from one setting or context to another

"Shift the emphasis."

verb: change in quality

"His tone shifted."

verb: change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change

"Grimm showed how the consonants shifted."

verb: use a shift key on a keyboard

"She could not shift so all her letters are written in lower case."

verb: move abruptly

verb: change place or direction

"Shift one's position."

verb: move sideways or in an unsteady way

verb: move very slightly

"He shifted in his seat."

verb: move around