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shift

synonym (synonym of shift)

  • (noun.event)
    an event in which something is displaced without rotation (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a qualitative change (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.time)
    the time period during which you are at work (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of changing one thing or position for another (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of moving from one place to another (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.object)
    (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    the key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a woman's sleeveless undergarment (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist (noun.artifact)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make a shift in or exchange of (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    change place or direction (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move around (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move very slightly (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move sideways or in an unsteady way (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move abruptly (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.change)
    lay aside, abandon, or leave for another (verb.change)
     

hypernym (shift IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
    a long narrow opening (noun.object)
     
  • a crew of workers who work for a specific period of time (noun.group)
    an organized group of workmen (noun.group)
     
  • a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist (noun.artifact)
    a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice (noun.artifact)
     
  • a qualitative change (noun.event)
    an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another (noun.event)
     
  • a woman's sleeveless undergarment (noun.artifact)
    a garment worn under other garments (noun.artifact)
     
  • an event in which something is displaced without rotation (noun.event)
    a uniform movement without rotation (noun.event)
     
  • change gears (verb.change)
    lay aside, abandon, or leave for another (verb.change)
     
  • change in quality (verb.change)
    undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature (verb.change)
     
  • change place or direction (verb.motion)
    cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense (verb.motion)
     
  • make a shift in or exchange of (verb.change)
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation (verb.change)
     
  • move abruptly (verb.motion)
    move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion (verb.motion)
     
  • move and exchange for another (verb.change)
    put in the place of another; switch seemingly equivalent items (verb.possession)
     
  • move sideways or in an unsteady way (verb.motion)
    move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion (verb.motion)
     
  • the act of changing one thing or position for another (noun.act)
    the action of changing something (noun.act)
     
  • the act of moving from one place to another (noun.act)
    the act of changing location from one place to another (noun.act)
     
  • the key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters (noun.artifact)
    a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed (noun.artifact)
     
  • the time period during which you are at work (noun.time)
    a period of time assigned for work (noun.time)
     
  • use a shift key on a keyboard (verb.communication)
    write by means of a keyboard with types (verb.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF shift relation)

  • (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
    a geological fault in which one side is above the other (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a geological fault in which one of the adjacent surfaces appears to have moved horizontally (noun.object)
     
  • a crew of workers who work for a specific period of time (noun.group)
    workers who work during the day (as 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    workers who work during the evening (as 4 p.m. to midnight) (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    workers who work during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.) (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a crew of workers who relieve another crew (noun.group)
     
  • a qualitative change (noun.event)
    a change for the better; progress in development (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a change in the relative numbers of the different groups of individuals making up a population (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    transformation of a substance produced by the action of heat (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    a profound transformation (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    (chemistry) a change directly from the solid to the gaseous state without becoming liquid (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    the transformation of ordinary white tin into powdery grey tin at very cold temperatures (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    an event that results in a transformation (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    passing from a more complex to a simpler biological form (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    becoming stronger (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    becoming weaker (noun.event)
     
  • an event in which something is displaced without rotation (noun.event)
    (physics) the maximum displacement of a periodic wave (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.event)
    displacement or misalignment of a joint or organ (noun.event)
     
  • change place or direction (verb.motion)
    dislodge from a position (verb.motion)
     
  • lay aside, abandon, or leave for another (verb.change)
    make or undergo a transition (from one state or system to another) (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    change gears (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    change suddenly from one tone quality or register to another (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    switch channels, on television (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    pass abruptly from one state or topic to another (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    change from a simple vowel to a diphthong (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    make an abrupt change of image or sound (verb.motion)
     
  • make a shift in or exchange of (verb.change)
    shift to a counterclockwise direction (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    shift to a clockwise direction (verb.change)
     
  • move around (verb.motion)
    transfer a quantity from one side of an equation to the other side reversing its sign, in order to maintain equality (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    transfer to another track, of trains (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    transfer (a number, cipher, or remainder) to the next column or unit's place before or after, in addition or multiplication (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move about, move back and forth (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    transfer for further transportation from one ship or conveyance to another (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    transfer cargo from a ship to a warehouse (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    transfer from one time period to the next (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    transfer (a chromosomal segment) to a new position (verb.possession)
     
  • move from one setting or context to another (verb.change)
    transfer from one place or period to another (verb.change)
     
  • the act of changing one thing or position for another (noun.act)
    a sudden unexpected switch (noun.act)
     
  • the time period during which you are at work (noun.time)
    a time for working (after which you will be relieved by someone else) (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a period of work or duty (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a period of time (4 or 2 hours) during which some of a ship's crew are on duty (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    the work shift during the day (as 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.) (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    the work shift during the evening (as 4 p.m. to midnight) (noun.time)
     
  • (noun.time)
    a working shift divided into two periods of time with several hours in between (noun.time)
     

instance hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF shift relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

  • (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
    a major open geological fault in Alaska (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.object)
    a major geological fault in California; runs from San Diego to San Francisco; the source of serious earthquakes (noun.object)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • (noun.location)
    (geology) line determined by the intersection of a geological fault and the earth's surface (noun.location)
     
  • a woman's sleeveless undergarment (noun.artifact)
    a band that goes over the shoulder and supports a garment or bag (noun.artifact)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • a crew of workers who work for a specific period of time (noun.group)
    the force of workers available (noun.group)
     
  • the key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters (noun.artifact)
    a keyboard for manually entering characters to be printed (noun.artifact)
     
  • the time period during which you are at work (noun.time)
    the amount of time that a worker must work for an agreed daily wage (noun.time)
     

verb group (shift is verb group of ....)

  • lay aside, abandon, or leave for another (verb.change)
    exchange or replace with another, usually of the same kind or category (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    change clothes; put on different clothes (verb.change)
     

derivation (.... is derived from shift)

  • (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
    become separated into pieces or fragments (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    break into pieces (verb.change)
     
  • change gears (verb.change)
    a mechanical device for engaging and disengaging gears (noun.artifact)
     
  • change place or direction (verb.motion)
    the act of moving from one place to another (noun.act)
     
  • lay aside, abandon, or leave for another (verb.change)
    an event in which something is displaced without rotation (noun.event)
     
  • make a shift in or exchange of (verb.change)
    the act of changing one thing or position for another (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.event)
    an event in which something is displaced without rotation (noun.event)
     
  • move abruptly (verb.motion)
    the act of moving forward suddenly (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of moving from one place to another (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    abrupt up-and-down motion (as caused by a ship or other conveyance) (noun.act)
     
  • move around (verb.motion)
    someone who transfers something (noun.person)
     
  • move from one setting or context to another (verb.change)
    a qualitative change (noun.event)
     
  • move sideways or in an unsteady way (verb.motion)
    pitching dangerously to one side (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    something that wobbles (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.event)
    an unsteady rocking motion (noun.event)
     
  • the act of changing one thing or position for another (noun.act)
    reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make a shift in or exchange of (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    lay aside, abandon, or leave for another (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    move from one setting or context to another (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.possession)
    exchange or give (something) in exchange for (verb.possession)
     
  • the act of moving from one place to another (noun.act)
    move abruptly (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    change place or direction (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move sideways or in an unsteady way (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move very slightly (verb.motion)
     
  • (verb.motion)
    move around (verb.motion)
     
  • (adj.all)
    changing position or direction (adj.all)
     

domain category (shift is domain category of ....)

  • (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other (noun.object)
    a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks (noun.cognition)
     
  • change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change (verb.change)
    the branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis (noun.cognition)
     
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