shift - noun

  • an event in which something is displaced without rotation
  • a qualitative change
  • the time period during which you are at work
  • the act of changing one thing or position for another
  • the act of moving from one place to another
  • (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
  • a crew of workers who work for a specific period of time
  • the key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters
  • a woman's sleeveless undergarment
  • a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist

  • shift - verb

    • make a shift in or exchange of
    • change place or direction
    • move around
    • move very slightly
    • move from one setting or context to another
    • change in quality
    • move and exchange for another
    • move sideways or in an unsteady way
    • move abruptly
    • use a shift key on a keyboard
    • change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change
    • change gears
    • lay aside, abandon, or leave for another

    shift - thesaurus

    agitate   break   budge   careen   change   chemise   dislodge   displacement   fault   faulting   fracture   lurch   pitch   reposition   sack   shifting   shimmy   slip   stir   switch   switching   teddy   tilt   transfer   transformation   transmutation   wobble  

    Scrabble score for shift

    s is 1 h is 4 i is 1 f is 4 t is 1
    Scrabble score = 11

    generated at 21:21:51 on 29-04-24

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