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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. shift: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. shift: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. shift: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. shift: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. shift, shift: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. shift: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. shift: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Shift: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. shift: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. shift: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. shift: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. shift: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. shift (n.1), shift (n.2), shift (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. shift: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. shift: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. shift: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  17. SHIFT (DOS command), SHIFT, Shift (MSNBC), Shift (Narnia), Shift (Novel), Shift (album), Shift (baseball), Shift (clothing), Shift (comics), Shift (company), Shift (disambiguation), Shift (game), Shift (garment), Shift (guitar), Shift (ice hockey), Shift (magazine), Shift (music), Shift (novel), Shift (radio program), Shift (radio show), Shift (sculpture), Shift (weapon), Shift (work), Shift, The Shift (Short Film), The Shift (film), The Shift (song), The Shift: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. shift: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  19. Shift: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. shift: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. shift: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. shift: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. shift: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Shift: E Cobham Brewer, The Reader's Handbook [home, info]
  25. shift: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. shift: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. shift: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. shift: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. shift: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Shift: English-Chinese Dictionary of Graphic Communications (Big 5) [home, info]
  2. Shift: Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary [home, info]
  3. Shift: Glossary of Stamp Collecting Terms [home, info]
  4. shift: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Shift: eyefortransport e-commerce transportation glossary [home, info]
  2. shift: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. SHIFT: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. shift: I T Glossary [home, info]
  3. shift: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SHIFT, shift: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. shift: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SHIFT: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. shift: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Shift: A Glossary of Mathematical Terms [home, info]
  2. Shift: Eric Weisstein's World of Mathematics [home, info]
  3. shift: MATH SPOKEN HERE! [home, info]
  4. shift: How Many? A Dictionary of Units of Measurement [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. shift: English slang and colloquialisms used in the United Kingdom [home, info]
  2. Shift: Dublin Slang and Phrasebook [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Shift: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. SHIFT: Farrier & Hoofcare [home, info]
  3. shift: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  4. Shift: FASHION AND DESIGN [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (shift)

noun:  the act of moving from one place to another ("His constant shifting disrupted the class")
noun:  an event in which something is displaced without rotation
noun:  a group of workers who work for a specific period of time
noun:  the time period during which you are at work
noun:  the act of changing one thing or position for another
noun:  a loose-fitting dress hanging straight from the shoulders without a waist
noun:  a woman's sleeveless undergarment
noun:  a qualitative change
noun:  (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
verb:  move and exchange for another ("Shift the date for our class reunion")
verb:  change gears ("You have to shift when you go down a steep hill")
verb:  move from one setting or context to another ("Shift the emphasis")
verb:  change in quality ("His tone shifted")
verb:  change phonetically as part of a systematic historical change ("Grimm showed how the consonants shifted")
verb:  use a shift key on a keyboard ("She could not shift so all ther letters are written in lower case")
verb:  change place or direction ("Shift one's position")
verb:  lay aside, abandon, or leave for another
verb:  move very slightly ("He shifted in his seat")
verb:  move around
verb:  make a shift in or exchange of
verb:  move abruptly
verb:  move sideways or in an unsteady way

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