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Noun
Plural for a slight change in position, direction, or tendency
“It used to be more but there are some issues to face, such as an aggressive local competitor and also a shift in direction in the industry.”
Noun
Plural for an ingenious or devious device or stratagem
“Others were less well placed, and had to devise various shifts and stratagems to maintain their social and political position.”
Noun
Plural for each of two or more recurring periods in which different groups of workers do the same jobs in relay
“A dozen officers were tied up with filling out reports for two and a half hours before they rounded off their shift with a patrol in the police van.”
Noun
Plural for the group of people who work during a particular shift
“Around 50 people were transported in the first few hours by the team, who were replaced at teatime by a second shift who remained at the village until midnight.”
Noun
Plural for time served doing work
Noun
“A shift in public opinion.”
Verb
Move or cause to move from one place to another, especially over a small distance
“Lawton had already shifted some chairs to form a barricade.”
Verb
Change the position of one's body, especially because one is nervous or uncomfortable
“Have a sitting patient shift his or her weight every 15 minutes, or reposition the patient in the chair every hour.”
Verb
Change in emphasis, direction, or focus
“In upcoming issues, the focus will shift to wind and solar power, and then to ethanol.”
Verb
To meet one's day-to-day needs
“… left the others to shift for themselves.”
Verb
Verb
“The cargo has shifted.”
Verb
Noun
The process of becoming different
Verb
To become something different
Verb
To transfer into another vehicle (train, bus, etc.)
Noun
The organization or structure of something or for doing something
Verb
To substitute or replace
Verb
To exchange or give up something
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