shift / ʃɪft /


shift3 个定义

v. 有主动词 verb
  1. to put aside and replace it by another or others; change or exchange: to shift friends; to shift ideas.
  2. to transfer from one place, position, person, etc., to another: to shift the blame onto someone else.
  3. Automotive. to change from one ratio or arrangement to another.
  4. Linguistics. to change in a systematic way, especially phonetically.
v. 无主动词 verb
  1. to move from one place, position, direction, etc., to another.
  2. to manage to get along or succeed by oneself.
  3. to get along by indirect methods; use any expediency, trick, or evasion to get along or succeed: He shifted through life.
n. 名词 noun
  1. a change or transfer from one place, position, direction, person, etc., to another: a shift in the wind.
  2. a person's scheduled period of work, especially the portion of the day scheduled as a day's work when a shop, service, office, or industry operates continuously during both the day and night: She prefers the morning shift.
  3. a group of workers scheduled to work during such a period: The night shift reported.

shift 近义词

n. 名词 noun

switch, fluctuation

n. 名词 noun

trick, stratagem

n. 名词 noun

time served doing work

shift 的近义词 10
shift 的反义词 2
v. 动词 verb

switch, fluctuate


  1. An emotionally wrenching marathon of hospital shifts followed.
  2. These shifts stand to benefit Democrats more than they benefit Republicans.
  3. Volkswagen AG is making its green-bond debut, about two weeks after Daimler AG, as automakers tap socially responsible investors to help pay for the hugely expensive shift to electric vehicles.
  4. The five-month quarantine has caused a digital shift across our way of life, leaving people to engage with the Internet, social media and technology even more—and shop.
  5. Climate models generally show shifts in these broad patterns, though it’s not exactly clear how much the changes might translate to hurricanes themselves.
  6. Do you think that as we get older our thoughts shift to the more abstract, the music, than the definite, the lyrics?
  7. As Sutton shows in his book, the important shift took place gradually, from the end of the Civil War until World War II.
  8. Most other social justice movements are seeking some shift of power and money.
  9. Another beautiful Eminor number, with a nice shift up to the major for the chorus.
  10. And Asians also showed a shift toward the GOP in the mid-terms.
  11. The question was put rather testily and caused the other to shift uncomfortably before making answer.
  12. The night shift had clocked in over an hour ago, and there should be no passing through the gate for at least six hours.
  13. So that we were compelled to remain all the next day at the anchorage to shift them.
  14. Then suddenly he would shift shotgun for rifle and come home with a bearskin in the wagon.
  15. The iris of the human eye dilates and contracts with every shift of illumination, and the Time Observatory had an iris too.