HyperDic: shifting

English > 4 senses of the word shifting:
ADJECTIVEallshiftingcontinuously varying
allshifting, shiftychanging position or direction
allshifting, unfirm(of soil) unstable
NOUNactshifting, shiftthe act of moving from one place to another
shifting > pronunciation
Soundsshih'ftihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > shifting: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcontinuously varying.
Example"taffeta with shifting colors"
Broadervariableliable to or capable of change
English > shifting: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningchanging position or direction.
Examples
  • "he drifted into the shifting crowd"
  • "their nervous shifting glances"
Synonymshifty
Broaderunsteadysubject to change or variation
Spanishmovedizo
English > shifting: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(of soil) unstable.
Example"shifting sands"
Synonymunfirm
Broaderloosenot compact or dense in structure or arrangement
English > shifting: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of moving from one place to another.
Example"his constant shifting disrupted the class"
Synonymshift
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
Catalancanvi, desplaçament, moviment
Verbsshiftchange place or direction
shiftmove very slightly

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