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To become something different
“After some back and forth, the topic would curiously shift to something else altogether.”
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To transfer into another vehicle (train, bus, etc.)
“We can always shift seats if you get tired of sitting by the aisle.”
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To move or cause to move from one place to another, especially over a small distance
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“Larry would quickly shift some chairs to form a barricade.”
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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
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“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 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
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“For they arrive immediately at their perfect state, and so are able to shift for themselves.”
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To change or vary irregularly in number or amount
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To eat food, especially enthusiastically or greedily
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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 drink or consume a liquid
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To move rapidly and smoothly in a specified direction
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To cause disarray or disorganization in the order of
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To migrate to another country
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Knock or force out of position
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To move aside
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To move materials with a shovel
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To change, develop, or move in a general direction
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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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Stretch the truth
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To quibble over trivial matters
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To rid oneself of (something) by selling or passing it on to someone else
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To move aside or to and fro in a sudden or quick manner
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To move something by exerting force
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To begin to move after a period of being inactive
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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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Persuades people to buy
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To make or become less or lighter in weight, pressure, or severity
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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 leave or withdraw from
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To divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
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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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Travel across
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To share or be shared out in parts
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Manage to do something foolish or create an undesirable situation
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The process of becoming different
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Plural for a physical movement of someone or something
“We have organized trucks to facilitate the shift of our cargo interstate.”
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Plural for 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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Plural for an allocated period of time for staff to perform their duties
“I need to get to work soon as my shift is about to start.”
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Plural for the group of people who work during a particular allocation of time
“The night shift will begin heading into the warehouse very soon.”
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(archaic) Plural for 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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Plural for the action of departing from an established course or accepted standard
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Plural for a movement of animals or people from one region to another
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Plural for the act of seeking assistance or advice
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Plural for quality of being miscellaneous
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Plural for the ability to solve difficult problems, often in original, clever, and inventive ways
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Plural for dress
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Plural for the quality or characteristic of being uneven
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Plural for displacement
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Plural for an instance of segueing, a transition
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Plural for a loose shirtlike undergarment, especially for women
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Plural for critical juncture
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Plural for a giving or taking of one thing of value in return for another as part of commerce
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Plural for an act of moving something in a circular direction around an axis or point
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Plural for the action of evading something
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Plural for a sharp bend in a road
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