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Synonyms for shift

Synonyms for shift

to give up in return for something else

to leave or discard for another

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to alter the settled state or position of

to go or cause to go from one place to another

to change the direction or course of

to progress or perform adequately, especially in difficult circumstances

a limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

something used temporarily or reluctantly when other means are not available

an often sudden change or departure, as in a trend

a change in normal place or position

the process or an instance of passing from one form, state, or stage to another

Synonyms for shift

an event in which something is displaced without rotation

the act of changing one thing or position for another

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the act of moving from one place to another

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(geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other

the key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters

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a woman's sleeveless undergarment

a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist

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make a shift in or exchange of

change place or direction

move very slightly

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move from one setting or context to another

change in quality

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move and exchange for another

move sideways or in an unsteady way

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move abruptly

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use a shift key on a keyboard

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change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change

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change gears

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The 1894 income tax wasn't an indirect tax--it wasn't shiftable and therefore avoidable--and, without the characteristics of indirect taxes, an income tax was potentially dangerous.
Even in a global financial marketplace, there must exist a finite limit to shiftable risk.
2009 Volkswagen Tiguan SEL 4Motion (MSRP of $37,270 and TMV([R]) of $37,021), equipped with a four-cylinder, 200-horsepower engine and six-speed shiftable automatic transmission.
All-wheel drive is an available feature on both the base SE trim and the Limited, and every Santa Fe comes equipped with a six-speed shiftable (SHIFTRONIC) automatic transmission and a towing capacity of 5,000 pounds.
2008 Toyota Sequoia SR5 4X4 (MSRP of $43,605 and TMV([R]) of $40,875), equipped with an eight-cylinder, 276-horsepower engine and five-speed shiftable automatic transmission.
Drivers can choose between a standard 6-speed manual gearbox or a smooth-shifting 8-speed shiftable automatic.
Tenders are invited for TTPS Fabrication, Supply and Erection of Shiftable Chute with Moving Wheel and Connecting Hook for Conveyor 57 at JT-12 as per drawing 1 Set (Surface area 16.
In the absence of any tariffs, I have shown that the rural wage measures the social opportunity cost of labour if capital is shiftable between the rural and urban regions (Proposition 1); and underestimates it if it is not so shiftable and if the equilibrium is asymptotically stable in terms of an intuitively plausible, but in the final analysis, ad hoc dynamic process (Proposition 4).
The Hyundai Santa Fe AWD (MSRP $28,780), with a 242-horsepower engine and five-speed shiftable automatic transmission; the Mazda CX-7 Grand Touring AWD (MSRP $30,145), with a 244-horsepower engine and six-speed shiftable automatic transmission; and the Toyota RAV4 Sport AWD (MSRP $28,174), with a 269-horsepower engine and five-speed automatic.