Pronunciation of Shift
/ʃ_ˈɪ_f_t/, /ʃˈɪft/, /ʃˈɪft/
Antonyms for shift:
halt, endure, hold, honesty, expiration, abide, discontinuance, pause, inertness, finish, facing, stagnate, surcease, lapse, keep, stay, persist, fix, stillness, inertia, stagnation, directness, permanent, stoppage, remain, turn in, shutdown, openness, deactivate, continue, stop, retire, shutoff, bide, termination, sameness, retain, ending, meeting, maintenance, calm, deactivation, immobility, leave alone, cessation, order, motionlessness, idleness.
Usage examples for shift:
- Divide up the force now, and turn in with your shift- those who most need sleep." - "Out of the Primitive", Robert Ames Bennet.
- Again the signals, the line shifted, Claflin changed to meet the shift. - "Left Guard Gilbert", Ralph Henry Barbour.
- There are men who don't, and never will, though they are sometimes able to shift the consequences on to the shoulders of other people. - "By Right of Purchase", Harold Bindloss.