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Noun
A physical movement of someone or something
“We have organized trucks to facilitate the shift of our cargo interstate.”
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A slight change in position, direction, or tendency
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“There's been a noticeable shift in public opinion since the release of the report.”
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An allocated period of time for staff to perform their duties
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“I need to get to work soon as my shift is about to start.”
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The group of people who work during a particular allocation of time
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“The night shift will begin heading into the warehouse very soon.”
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(archaic) An ingenious or devious device or stratagem
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“When I am gone thou wilt return to thy old courses, and, by some ingenious shift or other, contrive to free thyself from the obligation of thy oath.”
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The action of departing from an established course or accepted standard
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A movement of animals or people from one region to another
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The act of seeking assistance or advice
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An act of moving something or someone to another place or position
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A woman's or girl's dress
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The ability to solve difficult problems, often in original, clever, and inventive ways
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Apparent displacement resulting from the viewing angle change
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An event or discovery representing an important stage or juncture
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The action of evading something
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A giving or taking of one thing of value in return for another as part of commerce
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A sharp bend in a road
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To move or cause to move from one place to another, especially over a small distance
“Larry would quickly shift some chairs to form a barricade.”
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To exchange something for something else
“We can always shift seats if you get tired of sitting by the aisle.”
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To have been moved or displaced, especially inadvertently
“The crashing waves would rock the boat, causing the cargo to shift in its hold.”
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To change one's position, either physically or in terms of one's opinion
“Once I had actually done my research, I would shift my stance on the matter dramatically.”
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To change one's physical position
“He began to shift nervously during the hard-hitting interview.”
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To change the emphasis, direction, or focus of
“After some back and forth, the topic would curiously shift to something else altogether.”
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To divert the emphasis, direction, or focus of
“They tried their best to shift the blame on to me.”
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To remove, especially a stain
“You may need to give your shirt a good scrub to shift the stain.”
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(idiomatic, shift for oneself) To assume responsibility
“For they arrive immediately at their perfect state, and so are able to shift for themselves.”
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To move or travel hurriedly
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To eat food, especially enthusiastically or greedily
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To exert a modifying or controlling influence on
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To change the position or order of something
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To haul or carry with a cart or similar vehicle
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To exert force or pressure on
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To go from one place to another
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To migrate to another country
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To cause disarray or disorganization in the order of
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To move aside
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To move or cause to move into a sloping position
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To resell, especially tickets, usually for an inflated price
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To transfer goods or provide services in exchange for money
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To get rid of something
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To move materials with a shovel
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To move aside or to and fro in a sudden or quick manner
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To conceal the truth by giving equivocal answers
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To place or transport in one's mind, usually in reference to one's feelings, emotions or insecurities
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To reconsider or change one's views
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To walk while shuffling or dragging the feet
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To pledge, give or set aside (resources) to another or for future use
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To remove people from a place
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To move or relocate to a different place (of residence or work)
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To physically move (oneself or a thing) slowly and smoothly into a particular place
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To transfer temporarily to alternative employment
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To share or be shared out in parts
Interjection
Said when encouraging someone or telling them to move or proceed faster
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