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The meaning of Shift

Shift – definition


Move or cause to move from one place to another, especially over a small distance.

Usage examples:

A team from the power company came to shift the cables away from the house

Change gear in a vehicle.

Usage examples:

She shifted down to fourth

Be evasive or indirect.

Usage examples:

They know not how to shift and rob as the old ones do

Kiss and engage in sexually stimulating activity with (someone)

Usage examples:

She had kissed or shifted him three months earlier at a house party

Each of two or more recurring periods in which different groups of workers do the same jobs in relay.

Usage examples:

Anne was on the night shift

A woman's straight unwaisted dress.

Usage examples:

Today she is wearing a simple shift dress and no make-up and the sight of her looking so ordinary a…

An ingenious or devious device or stratagem.

Usage examples:

The thousand shifts and devices of which hannibal was a master

A period of kissing and engaging in sexually stimulating activity with someone.

Usage examples:

From getting the shift to getting hitched, there is an app for everything these days

Move very slightly

Shift translation into English

Shift: translate from English into Chinese

Translate shift into Chinese (Simplified)}
转移, 移, 移动, 班, 轮班, 变, 转, 调, 替换, 调动, 推, 挪动, 搬移, 贷, 搬, 迁, 挪, 罗, 委, 议案, 移数

Shift: translate from English into Dutch

Translate shift into Dutch}
Verschuiving, Verschuiven, Verplaatsen, Veranderen, Verandering, Verleggen, Verhalen, Wisselen, Verwisseling, Afwisseling, Zich verplaatsen, Uitvlucht, List, Verschoning, Redmiddel, Hulpmiddel, Omleggen, Overplaatsen, Verruilen, Omlopen, Van richting veranderen, Losraken

Shift: translate from English into French

Translate shift into French}
Décalage, Déplacer, Décaler, Changer, Transférer, Modifier, Équipe, Poste, Se déplacer, Virage, Changement de vitesse, Tourner, Bouger, Relais, Chemise, Rotation, Déménager, Faction, Remuer, Saute, Muter, Changement de position, Rejeter sur, Changement de direction, Travail par roulement, Se débrouiller, Robe droite, Robe fourreau, Enlèvement, Combinaison de femme, Se relayer, Jeter un coup d'œil

Shift: translate from English into German

Translate shift into German}
Wechsel, Verschieben, Umschalttaste, Verschiebung, Verlagern, Schicht, Verlagerung, Schalten, Wechseln, Bewegen, Wandel, Verlegen, Versetzen, Schaltung, Änderung, Umschalten, Sich verschieben, Drehen, Verrücken, Abschieben, Sich verlagern, Hemd, Sich bewegen, Loswerden, Sich drehen, Räumen, Wegnehmen, Wegräumen, Flitzen, Ausweg, Rauskriegen, Loskriegen, Umgruppierung, Abkriegen, List, Verputzen, Schlucken, Umspringen, Abgehen, Kniff, Hemdkleid, Shift-taste

Shift: translate from English into Hindi

Translate shift into Hindi}
खिसक जाना, पारी, पाली, परिवर्तन, बदलना, साधन, चक्र, टालना, चकमा, अवस्था बदलना, स्थान बदलना, दूसरे स्थान को जाना, डिगाना, प्रबंध करना, हटाना

Shift: translate from English into Italian

Translate shift into Italian}
Spostare, Spostamento, Turno, Cambiamento, Cambio, Cambiare, Spostarsi, Trasferire, Muoversi, Trasferirsi, Smuovere, Rimuovere, Avvicendamento, Cambiarsi, Espediente

Shift: translate from English into Korean

Translate shift into Korean}
옮기다, 시프트, 변화, 교대, 교체, 수단, 바꾸다, 손놀림, 바뀌다, 윤작, 슈미즈, 없애다, 속이다, 미루다, 벽돌 호접법, 광맥의 단층, ...을 이동시키다, 전가하다, 방향을 바꾸다, 계통적으로 변화시키다, 처치하다, 방향이 달라지다, 이리저리 변통해서 해보다, 기어를 바꿔 넣다, 음이 변화하다, 가버리다

Shift: translate from English into Russian

Translate shift into Russian}
Сдвиг, Изменение, Смена, Перемещение, Переключение, Перемена, Перестановка, Замена, Сдвигать, Рабочая смена, Передвижение, Перекладывать, Менять, Перемещаться, Меняться, Перемещать, Сорочка, Переключать, Передавать, Чередование, Изворачиваться, Уловка, Передвигать, Переводить, Хитрость, Способ, Передвинуть, Передвигаться, Рабочие одной смены, Косое смещение, Разгонка швов в кладке, Устранять, Ликвидировать, Ухищряться, Уплетать, Быстро есть, Переключать скорости, Спешить, Средство, Женское платье-рубашка

Shift: translate from English into Spanish

Translate shift into Spanish}
Cambio, Cambiar, Pasar, Desplazarse, Movimiento, Variación, Mover, Moverse, Tanda, Cambio de posición, Trasladarse, Desplazamiento lateral, Falla, Mudar de, Traje recto, Artificio, Cambiar de sitio, Escapatoria, Menear, Retrasar para, Adelantar, Quitarse de encima, Tergiversar, Expediente, Equipo

Word origin

Old English sciftan ‘arrange, divide, apportion’, of Germanic origin; related to German schichten ‘to layer, stratify’. A common Middle English sense ‘change, replace’ gave rise to shift (se

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