Definition for Shift (-ed, -s)

shift (-ed, -s), v. [OE 'determine, separate, divide, classify, arrange in order'.]

  1. Change; alter.
  2. Reposition.
  3. Move; displace; cause to move.
  4. End; terminate; conclude; [fig.] die; pass on.
  5. Glide; careen; sway.
  6. Push; drive; rearrange; relocate; pile up because of wind forces.
  7. Evade; turn aside in a different direction.
  8. Drift; blow away; [fig.] die; pass on to the next life.

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