1. An event in which something is displaced without rotation (synset 107459268)
  2. A qualitative change (synset 107374199)
  3. The time period during which you are at work (synset 115317037)
  4. The act of changing one thing or position for another (synset 100196933)
    "his switch on abortion cost him the election"
  5. The act of moving from one place to another (synset 100332481)
    "his constant shifting disrupted the class"
  6. (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (synset 109301443)
    "they built it right over a geological fault"; "he studied the faulting of the earth's crust"
  7. A crew of workers who work for a specific period of time (synset 108235314)
  8. The key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters (synset 104200420)
  9. A woman's sleeveless undergarment (synset 103017234)
  10. A loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist (synset 103017092)
  1. Make a shift in or exchange of (synset 200380830)
    "First Joe led; then we switched"
  2. Change place or direction (synset 201887337)
    "Shift one's position"
  3. Move around (synset 202016196)
    "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket"
  4. Move very slightly (synset 201897981)
    "He shifted in his seat"
  5. Move from one setting or context to another (synset 200556524)
    "shift the emphasis"; "shift one's attention"
  6. Change in quality (synset 200556731)
    "His tone shifted"
  7. Move and exchange for another (synset 200549993)
    "shift the date for our class reunion"
  8. Move sideways or in an unsteady way (synset 201888967)
    "The ship careened out of control"
  9. Move abruptly (synset 201868620)
    "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"
  10. Use a shift key on a keyboard (synset 201007094)
    "She could not shift so all her letters are written in lower case"
  11. Change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change (synset 200585487)
    "Grimm showed how the consonants shifted"
  12. Change gears (synset 200552142)
    "you have to shift when you go down a steep hill"
  13. Lay aside, abandon, or leave for another (synset 200551194)
    "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"

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