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Synonyms for shifting

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shift, shiftingadjective

    the act of moving from one place to another

    "his constant shifting disrupted the class"

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

    compact, invariable, steady

  2. shiftingadjective

    continuously varying

    "taffeta with shifting colors"

    unfirm, shifty

    invariable, steady, compact

  3. shifting, shiftyadjective

    changing position or direction

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

    devious, unfirm, shifty

    invariable, compact, steady

  4. shifting, unfirmadjective

    (of soil) unstable

    "shifting sands"; "unfirm earth"

    unfirm, unsteady, shifty

    compact, steady, invariable

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shiftingadjective

    unstable, variable, changeable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "shifting":

    changing, moving, transferring, change, evolving, displacement

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How to use shifting in a sentence?

  1. Camille Paglia:

    I believe that history has shape, order, and meaning that exceptional men, as much as economic forces, produce change and that passe abstractions like beauty, nobility, and greatness have a shifting but continuing validity.

  2. David Weller:

    Keep in mind that carrying capacity is not a hard ceiling, but that it's a shifting threshold, in some years or period of years the environment is capable of supporting more whales than in other years.

  3. Jonny Greco:

    We're shifting our open to one that is a little more parallel to the theme of the series right now, a big thing that we try to do is be fluid and react properly to what's out there to create a home ice advantage.

  4. Jerome Powell:

    I do believe our shifting to a more accommodative stance over the course of the year has been one of the reasons why the outlook has remained favorable.

  5. Mati Kochavi:

    He's going to tell you that something is shifting and changing in the game, or something special is happening. He's also going to connect it to the visual in order to represent it.

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