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Third person singular
- (transitive) To change, swap
- His political stance shifted daily.
- (transitive) to move from one place to another; to redistribute
- We'll have to shift these boxes to the downtown office.
- (intransitive) to change position
- She shifted slightly in her seat.
- (intransitive) To change gears (in a car).
- I crested the hill and shifted into fifth.
- (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to remove the first value from an array.
- (transitive) to dispose of
- How can I shift a grass stain?
- (intransitive) to hurry
- If you shift, you might make the 2:19.
- (Ireland, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) to engage in sexual petting.
To change, swap
to move from one place to another
to change position
- (historical) a type of women's undergarment, a slip
- Just last week she bought a new shift at the market.
- a change of workers, now specifically a set group of workers or period of working time
- We'll work three shifts a day till the job's done.
- an act of shifting; a slight movement or change
- There was a shift in the political atmosphere.
- (US) the gear mechanism in a motor vehicle
- Does it come with a stick-shift?
- a button on a keyboard, chiefly for switching between upper and lower case
- If you press shift-P, the preview display will change.
- (computing) a bit shift
type of women's undergarment
change of workers
act of shifting
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