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  1. shift, shiftingadjective

    the act of moving from one place to another

    "his constant shifting disrupted the class"

    Synonyms:
    work shift, transmutation, fault, displacement, slip, duty period, chemise, geological fault, faulting, switch, break, teddy, switching, transformation, shimmy, shift, sack, shift key, fracture

    Antonyms:
    compact, invariable, steady

  2. shiftingadjective

    continuously varying

    "taffeta with shifting colors"

    Synonyms:
    unfirm, shifty

    Antonyms:
    invariable, steady, compact

  3. shifting, shiftyadjective

    changing position or direction

    "he drifted into the shifting crowd"; "their nervous shifting glances"; "shifty winds"

    Synonyms:
    devious, unfirm, shifty

    Antonyms:
    invariable, compact, steady

  4. shifting, unfirmadjective

    (of soil) unstable

    "shifting sands"; "unfirm earth"

    Synonyms:
    unfirm, unsteady, shifty

    Antonyms:
    compact, steady, invariable

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  1. shiftingadjective

    Synonyms:
    unstable, variable, changeable

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  1. List of paraphrases for "shifting":

    changing, moving, transferring, change, evolving, displacement

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How to use shifting in a sentence?

  1. Nopporn Thepsithar:

    It's worrying that others are shifting to more advanced technology and letting us make HDDs, pCs will be gone in the future, so hard drives will be a short-term thing. With disruptive technologies, I see no place for HDDs.

  2. Nadia AhmadNadia Ahmad:

    I don't think I paused to process what had happened on 9/11, because I was too busy responding. I couldn't grieve, because I felt under siege, everything changed suddenly. The ground beneath our feet was shifting. At the same time, there was no way as an Bangladeshi American, Berkeley-educated Muslim woman I would cower in this situation.

  3. Thea Fourie:

    It's really a liquefied natural gas (LNG) story now and I think the government is shifting its focus from coal to LNG.

  4. Abdullah Younous:

    It’s nice to see that our policies and what we espouse are resonating with people running for governor, the landscape is really shifting, and people are noticing it across the state.

  5. The Atlantic:

    Despite some shifting numbers, neither our vaccines nor our immune systems are failing us, or even coming close. Vaccine effectiveness isn’t a monolith, and neither is immunity. Staying safe from a virus depends on host and pathogen alike; a change in either can chip away at the barriers that separate the two without obliterating them, which is exactly what we’re seeing now.


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