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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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References in periodicals archive ?
After stratifying the participants by location, Ma found that an increased risk of breast cancer was only found among female night shift workers in North America and Europe.
In contrast, conventional gas vehicles shift both the parking mechanism and the driving force direction mechanically.
There may be confusion related to the findings mentioned under nurses working in the day shift and those working in the night shift in Table 2; this escaped the attention of the authors.
Usually it is known that the night shift workers and rotational shift workers having difficulty to sleep during the day.
For example, many nurses like the 12-hour shift because it allows them more flexibility with their family life, and for some, the opportunity to hold a second job.
ies reporting significant rises in error rates among nurses working 12 hours or more on a single shift comprised 89 per cent of the total sample size (N=60,780 out of the total sample size N=67,967).
Officers on eight-hour shifts worked significantly more overtime (more than five times as much as those on 10-hour shifts, and more than three times as much as those on 12-hour shifts).
These events were more common among shift workers than other people: shift work was associated with an increased risk of heart attack (23 percent), coronary events (24 percent) and stroke (5 percent).
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Twelve-hour shifts have been deemed by many to cause undue stress and fatigue on those in the health care arena.
Employers can provide a safer and more productive workplace for shift workers as well.
Firefighters in the capital currently work a day shift of nine hours and a night shift of 15 hours, but the brigade said it wanted both shifts to be 12 hours, although later suggested 11 and 13 hours.
Despite the above provisions enabling the NUM to alter the roster, a change of the rostered morning shift to a rostered night shift would be a breach of the award requirement for a 10-hour break between each rostered shift.
382 analysis are properly taken into account (no easy feat), a taxpayer should know its cumulative ownership shift when determining whether it has experienced an "ownership change" under Sec.
For another thing, parties that issue subpoenas should be aware that courts are much more willing to shift the costs of production from the responding party to the requesting party in cases where the requesting party has not sufficiently protected the producing party from "undue burden or expense.
A third set of mice didn't experience any schedule shift.