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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

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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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It's a process of making shifts and making better choices every day.
Kathryn Bird Kinnard has written a book, Easy Songs for Shifting in the First Five Positions, to help violin students learn making shifts in a way that is fun and memorable.
A news report in the Observer says, "In 1980s, apparel manufacturers began making shifts offshore, and that is one option most domestic textile manufacturers have only begun to explore" Some US industry officials visualise that offshore textile production, particularly in Asia, will continue to grow in importance.
He recalls that he began making shifts in ARS' entomology research program to do more on biocontrol, host plant resistance, changes in cultural practices, and pest attractants.
The contract is for the supply of fuel oil for heating purposes in a total amount of 900 000 liters, in the amounts and terms of the Plan of supply which Annex 6 to the Terms of Reference (with the possibility of making shifts in the implementation of individual batches in the coming months in the light of these needs the Employer).