What is the opposite of shift?

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Opposite of a physical movement of someone or something
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(archaic) Opposite of an ingenious or devious device or stratagem
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Opposite of the act or process of being transformed into a different form
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Opposite of the action of departing from an established course or accepted standard
“The interdependent self focuses on socio-centric values such as dependence on others, duty, and conformity to social norms.”
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Opposite of a reversal of policy, attitude or principle
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Opposite of a strategy worked out in advance to achieve a goal
“I had to rely on improvisation as I was given very little to work with during my presentation.”
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Opposite of an act of moving something or someone to another place or position
“The storing and hoarding of old things is a habit my old folks need to kick.”
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Opposite of an irregular rising and falling in number or amount
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Opposite of a plan, method, or trick with a particular aim
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Opposite of a deviation from an accepted, prescribed, or usual course of action
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Opposite of an act that initiates or advances a process or plan
“They say the Council's inaction has resulted in a worsening of conditions.”
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Opposite of the process of change from one form to another
“We continue to witness the stagnation of the country as it remains in a state of totalitarianism.”
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Opposite of a person's fixed or allotted period of work
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Opposite of a general direction in which something is developing or changing
“He also continues to cut on film, a noticeable deviation from the industry standard of nonlinear digital editing.”
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Opposite of the ability to solve difficult problems, often in original, clever, and inventive ways
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Opposite of displacement
Verb
Opposite of to move or cause to move from one place to another, especially over a small distance
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Opposite of to change one's position, either physically or in terms of one's opinion
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Opposite of to vary or fluctuate between two states
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Opposite of to succeed, survive, or manage, at least at a minimal level
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Opposite of to put into a new position
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Opposite of to change the emphasis, direction, or focus of
“Prepare notes for reference to stay on topic and avoid rambling or going off on personal tangents.”
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To exert force or pressure on
“We had to push the heavy door with all of our might to open it.”
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Opposite of to go from one place to another
“I will stay and keep a lookout for anything unusual.”
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Opposite of to drink or consume a liquid
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Opposite of to move or transfer (someone or something) to another place or situation
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Opposite of to move rapidly and smoothly in a specified direction
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Opposite of wriggle or twist the body from side to side, especially as a result of nervousness or discomfort
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Opposite of to put into a new position
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Opposite of to cause disarray or disorganization in the order of
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Opposite of to take, or cause to go, from one place to another
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Opposite of to change, develop, or move in a general direction
“Although the curve on this graph appears to deviate widely from the flat dotted line, the decibel scale tends to exaggerate the deviation in frequency response.”
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Opposite of conduct a discussion or argument in an evasive way
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Opposite of stretch the truth
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Opposite of change direction suddenly
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Opposite of to consume food hungrily or in a gluttonous manner
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Opposite of to transport or carry to a place
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Opposite of to carry or transport, usually from one place to another
“The doctors would later advise him to leave his belongings and follow them through the hallway.”
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