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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. 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.

  2. Paul Hudson:

    People are shifting their destinations away from Paris and France to other locations in Europe, such as Germany, that are viewed as under less threat.

  3. H.W. Mann:

    Meditation is the art of consciously shifting our mind-body into a state of relaxation

  4. Chief Executive Dan Rosensweig:

    I think people are confused by our guidance for the second half of the year, it( forecast) looks like its coming down a little bit because we're shifting print to digital faster.

  5. Thea Fourie:

    At this stage Mozambique is not a coal story any more. It's very expensive, very uncompetitive and they need a lot of added capacity, it's really a liquefied natural gas (LNG) story now and I think the government is shifting its focus from coal to LNG.

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    • A. circularise
    • B. dissipate
    • C. concentrated
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