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Shift

Pronunciation of Shift
/ʃˈɪft/, /ʃˈɪft/, /ʃ_ˈɪ_f_t/

Synonyms for shift:

Sense 1

reaction, movement, lapse into, tend, rearrange, turn back, fluctuate, land with, reappraisal, about turn, entrust, rearrangement, happen to, caprice, variety, segue, seesaw, dump on, resort, buck-passing, u-turn, saddle with, event, evolve, oscillation, become, evade, changeover, change into, somersault, transmogrification, lighten, volte-face, turnabout, turnaround, blend into, emigration.

Sense 2

inning, stopgap, displace, turn into, makeshift, commutation, grow into, credit with, get back, cross over, retreat, start out, reverse, turn, change back, contrive, dress, grow.

Sense 3

expediency, oscillate, dislocate, swing, watch, fare, dislocation, hand over, compensate, go into, go over to, erode, outgrow, take on, corner, lumber, avert.

Sense 4

fend, explode, pivot, divert, fall, passage, bout, fall away, impose, stint, expedient, subside, leap.

Sense 5

develop, tour.

Sense 6

put in, disturbance, spell.

Sense 7

manage.

Sense 8

muddle.

Sense 10

trick.

Sense 11

time.

Sense 15

put on.

Sense 17

place, DO.

Sense 21

rise.

Sense 30

drop.

change

go, alter, transfigure.

evasion

quibble.

falter

hesitate.

get along

get along.

lighten

lighten.

move

put forward, relocate.

nightdress

nightgown.

skirt

petticoat.

unevenness

irregularity.

Sense 1 (noun)

turnabout, volte-face, reappraisal, turnaround, leap.

Sense 2 (noun)

stint, turn into, spell, time, reverse.

Sense 4 (noun)

manage.

Sense 5 (noun)

dislocate, displace.

Sense 7 (noun)

divert, swing, pivot, avert.

Sense 8 (noun)

fend, make out, dress, fare, get by, DO, get along.

Sense 9 (noun)

lumber, land with, put on, saddle with, hand over, impose, entrust, put in.

Sense 11 (noun)

fall away, subside, erode, rise, drop.

angle (noun)

corner.

bend (noun)

deflection, lean.

change (noun)

diversification, mutation, alteration, revision, diversity, adaptation, transposition, transformation, conversion, transition, metamorphosis, modulation, modification, reformation, transfiguration, adjustment, change, difference.

conversion (noun)

changeover.

deflection (noun)

variation, departure, aberration, divergence, diffraction, deflection, refraction, digression, drift, deviation.

difference (noun)

variety.

dislocation (noun)

displacement.

event (noun)

displacement.

quibble (noun)

quibble.

resource (noun)

expedient.

shift (noun)

geological fault, break, duty period, fault, transmutation, sway, displacement, careen, stir, tilt, shifting, sack, transformation, pitch, slip, agitate, teddies, teddy, switching, reposition, switch, dislodge, shimmy, change over, chemise, budge, work shift, transfer, wobble, fracture, lurch.

spell (noun)

spell.

stopgap (noun)

stopgap.

switch, fluctuation (noun)

fault, rearrangement, move, modification, displacement, turn, variation, deflection, transfer, changeover, conversion, substitution, change, passage, shifting, transformation, alteration, transit, deviation, permutation, tack.

time served doing work (noun)

spell, tour, bout, go, time, trick, stint.

trick, stratagem (noun)

makeshift, substitute, expedient, resort, expediency, stopgap.

variation (noun)

alternation, variation.

carry (verb)

deliver, send, haul, carry, convey, dispatch, transport, cart, remove, transmit, express, bear.

change (verb)

innovation.

deflect (verb)

diverge, vary, deflect, wander, refract, depart, diffract, deviate, digress.

motion (verb)

transfer.

move (verb)

pass, flow, stir, budge, go, run, actuate, move, proceed, transfer, course, transit, relocate.

switch, fluctuate (verb)

exchange, relocate, veer, alter, flip-flop, switch over, stir, remove, deviate, drift, reposition, displace, dislocate, transpose, slip, budge, vary, disturb, rearrange.

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