Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) shift, displacement (an event in which something is displaced without rotation)
- S: (n) transformation, transmutation, shift (a qualitative change)
- S: (n) shift, work shift, duty period (the time period during which you are at work)
- S: (n) switch, switching, shift (the act of changing one thing or position for another) "his switch on abortion cost him the election"
- S: (n) shift, shifting (the act of moving from one place to another) "his constant shifting disrupted the class"
- S: (n) fault, faulting, geological fault, shift, fracture, break ((geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other) "they built it right over a geological fault"; "he studied the faulting of the earth's crust"
- S: (n) shift (a crew of workers who work for a specific period of time)
- S: (n) shift key, shift (the key on the typewriter keyboard that shifts from lower-case letters to upper-case letters)
- S: (n) chemise, shimmy, shift, slip, teddy (a woman's sleeveless undergarment)
- S: (n) chemise, sack, shift (a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist)
- S: (v) switch, change over, shift (make a shift in or exchange of) "First Joe led; then we switched"
- S: (v) shift, dislodge, reposition (change place or direction) "Shift one's position"
- S: (v) transfer, shift (move around) "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket"
- S: (v) stir, shift, budge, agitate (move very slightly) "He shifted in his seat"
- S: (v) shift (move from one setting or context to another) "shift the emphasis"; "shift one's attention"
- S: (v) shift (change in quality) "His tone shifted"
- S: (v) shift (move and exchange for another) "shift the date for our class reunion"
- S: (v) careen, wobble, shift, tilt (move sideways or in an unsteady way) "The ship careened out of control"
- S: (v) lurch, pitch, shift (move abruptly) "The ship suddenly lurched to the left"
- S: (v) shift (use a shift key on a keyboard) "She could not shift so all her letters are written in lower case"
- S: (v) shift (change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change) "Grimm showed how the consonants shifted"
- S: (v) shift (change gears) "you have to shift when you go down a steep hill"
- S: (v) switch, shift, change (lay aside, abandon, or leave for another) "switch to a different brand of beer"; "She switched psychiatrists"; "The car changed lanes"